Minger, Pete (? – 2000)

Orangeburg, SC native; bop-based trumpeter and flügelhornist who attended Tennessee State University and Berklee School of Music; spent ten years with the Count Basie Orchestra (1970-80) as a featured soloist; settled in Miami in the 1980s and free-lanced in the area; he led superior quartet sessions for Spinnster (1983), later reissued on Concord (1992); his discography includes Straight from the Source (1983), Minger Painting (1991), and Look to the Sky (1992); he also recorded with Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Mel Torme and Keter Betts.

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