American trumpeter and cornetist mostly seen with Ornette Coleman.
Bradford resides in southern California, where he makes occasional performance appearances. He teaches a "History of Jazz" course at Pomona College.
Bobby Lee Bradford (born July 19, 1934, in Cleveland, Mississippi) is an American jazz trumpeter, cornetist, bandleader, and composer. He is noted for his work with Ornette Coleman. In October 2009 Bradford became the second recipient of the Festival of New Trumpet Music's Award of Recognition.
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