Somewhat forgotten in america, Jon Eardley is definitely active in Europe. He started playing trumpet when he was 11. After employed in an Air flow Force music group (1946-1949), he performed locally (1950-1953) and worked in NY with Phil Woods (1954). Eardley obtained some presence playing on / off with Gerry Mulligan’s quartet and sextet (1954-1957) and continues to be best-known for this association today. After functioning back in Pa for quite some time, the cool-toned bopper transferred to Belgium in 1963 and in 1969, relocated to Germany to try out within a radio orchestra. Eardley could be noticed at his greatest on three Spotlite albums, all from 1977.