Emmett Berry (July 23, 1915 – June 22, 1993) was a jazz trumpeter.
Berry was born in Macon, Georgia. He began with study of classical trumpet in Georgia, but by 18 had switched to jazz and moved to New York City. He became a member of Fletcher Henderson's band and later replaced Roy Eldridge as soloist. In the 1940s he would work in Eldridge's Little Jazz Trumpet Ensemble. He also played in Count Basie's band. He is noted as an accompaniment for Billie Holiday, was in the picture A Great Day in Harlem, and the special The Sound of Jazz. He died in Cleveland, Ohio.
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- With Buck Clayton
- With Coleman Hawkins
With Johnny Hodges
- Castle Rock (Norgran, 1951-52 )
- In a Tender Mood (Norgran, 1952 )
- The Blues (Norgran, 1952–54, )
With Claude Hopkins
With Joe Williams
- A Night at Count Basie's (Vanguard, 1956)
With Jimmy Witherspoon
With Maxim Saury
- Maxim Saury reçoit Sammy Price et Emmet Berry (Ducretet-Thomson, 1956) with Pierre Michelot et André "Mac Kak" Reilles
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