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Philip Jones

(1928—2000) trumpeter


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(b Bath, 1928; d London, 2000). Eng. trumpet-player. Prin. tpt. in most leading Brit. orchs. incl. CG, RPO (1956–60), Philharmonia (1960–4), LPO (1964–5), New Philharmonia (1965–7) and BBC SO (1968–71). Founder and dir. Philip Jones Brass Ens. 1951–86. Head of Wind and Perc., RNCM, 1975–7, GSMD 1983–8. Principal TCL 1989–94. OBE 1977. CBE 1986.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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