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Jazz Trumpeter Art Farmer

While he was still a teenager the musician moved with his twin brother from Phoenix to Los Angeles to find work as a jazz musician. His career later took him to New York and, eventually, Vienna, where he has lived for several years. He has recently reunited his old group, the Jazztet, with tenor saxophonist Benny Golson.


Other segments from the episode on July 21, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 21, 1987: Interview with Art Farmer; Commentary on the rock band Love; Interview with Howard Mohr; Review of Bruce Chatwin's book "The Songlines."


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