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Chuck is such an amazing jazz player that people often forget about his lead playing. This page is dedicated to his amazing lead playing. My favorites are highlighted.


 

 

15 Legendary Performances By Chuck

Agave
- Patrick Williams Big Band
Chuck Findley - Agave - Lead.mp3
Chuck : All Trumpets

Avalon - Tonight Show Band
Chuck Findley - Avalon - Lead.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Frank Szabo, Snooky Young, Oscar Brashear

Black Cow - Hoops McCann Band
Chuck Findley - Black Cow - Lead.mp3
Chuck: Trumpet

Bugle Call Rag - Tonight Show Band
Chuck Findley - Bugle Call Rag - Lead.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Frank Szabo, Snooky Young, Oscar Brashear

Cookin' At The Continental - GRP Big Band
Chuck Findley - Cookin At The Continental - Lead.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker
note: contrary to popular belief, Arturo Sandoval did not play lead here.

Glamour Profession - Hoops McCann Band
Chuck Findley - Glamour Profession - Lead.mp3
Chuck: Trumpet

Green Earrings - Hoops McCann Band
Chuck Findley - Green Earrings - Lead.mp3
Chuck: Trumpet

Heaven Knows - Donna Summer
Chuck Findley - Heaven Knows - Lead.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Steve Madaio, Oscar Brashear

Liberty City - Jaco Pastorius
Chuck Findley - Liberty City - Lead.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Snooky Young, Bobby Findley, Warren Luening

Oleo - GRP Big Band
Chuck Findley - Oleo - Lead.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker, Byron Stripling
note: contrary to popular belief, Arturo Sandoval did not play lead here.

Ride Like The Wind - Freddie Hubbard
Chuck Findley - Ride Like The Wind - Lead.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Gary Grant

Stride - Tom Scott
Chuck Findley - Stride.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Jerry Hey

Three Views Of A Secret
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Jaco Pastorius
Chuck Findley - Three Views Of A Secret.mp3
Trumpets: Chuck (lead), Snooky Young, Bobby Findley, Warren Luening

Throw Back The Little Ones
- Hoops McCann Band
Chuck Findley - Throw Back The Littlle Ones - Lead.mp3
Chuck: Trumpet

Too Hip For The Room - Patrick Williams Big Band
Chuck Findley - Too Hip For The Room - Lead.mp3
Chuck: All Trumpets

 

Chuck and Bobby Findley interview

 

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