Highest wind istrument in the horn family.
The trumpet in Bb is the most used in Jazz.
Trumpeters often also play cornet and flugelhorn. The trumpet was originally an instrument played in the marching bands. It becomes a major instrument in the New Orleans orchestras.
Selection of trumpet players: Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Roy Eldridge, Hot Lips Page, Cootie Williams, Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown, Chet Baker, Miles Davis, Don Cherry...