Uan Rasey

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Uan Rasey (August 22, 1921 – September 26, 2011[1]) was an American musician, best known for his studio work as a trumpet player. He was first trumpet of the MGM film studios orchestra from 1949 until the early 1970s, and performed on the soundtracks of many motion pictures.[2]


Uan Rasey lived in Southern California, where he taught privately and continued to pursue his passion for music and the trumpet. His accomplishments were recognized in May 2009 by the International Trumpet Guild (ITG) with their award of the ITG Honorary Award, the guild's most prestigious award.[2]


  1. ^ "Uan Rasey: Hollywood trumpet legend has died". Brass Musician. Brass Musician. Retrieved September 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Uan Rasey receives ITG Honorary Award". International Trumpet Guild. Retrieved February 7, 2011.