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Ernie Royal (Trumpet)

Born: 2nd June 1921, Los Angeles, California, USA

Died: 16th March 1983, New York, New York, USA

Nationality: American

Ernest Andrew "Ernie" Royal was a jazz trumpeter. His older brother was clarinetist and alto saxophonist Marshal Royal, with whom he appears on the classic Ray Charles big band recording The Genius of Ray Charles (1959).