A man that was born more than 100 years ago in the greatest poverty, shaped by a difficult childhood and that still today everybody knows simply because his music has magic... His presence on stage was and remains unique with his unmistakable style, really exceptional, with a contagious smile and a kind heart it is impossible to remain indifferent to a personality with all these attributes... It is still widely recognized by the generations of musicians who succeeded him as the most notable and influential artist in the music of America and, because yes, of all planet...
His trumpet gave him the happiness which he would probably never have reach... Finally he said: "I had my trumpet, I had a beautiful life, I had a family, I had Jazz. Now I am complete."