Little known fact: My step-grandmother's (she is deceased) first husband (my grandfather was her fourth) reportedly played with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra. She kindly gave me his cornet...a very nice instrument...this memory was triggered by an email from my friend Phil Salazer who sent me this link:
Click here for for a short movie of Willie Hall (one of the Whiteman Boys)
The guy plays a mean bicycle pump at the end.....
Which led me to this nice site: