Doc Severinsen, The Best Trumpet Player In Arlington, Oregon
Doc Severinsen is best known for leading The Tonight Show band when Johnny Carson was host. In this conversation with Steve Kraske, Severinsen recalls starting under the tutelage of his father then moving on to the likes of Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman before landing the gig he would play for thirty years.
Doc Severinsen and his band perform with the Kansas City Symphony and Chorus Friday evening, December 11. The performance takes place at 8 p.m. in the Helzberg Hall of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.