ART HOYLE: Interview

In his own words...Art Hoyle:

"Art Hoyle received his first trumpet on his eighth birthday in rural Oklahoma. He began playing in clubs and ballrooms at the age of fifteen in Gary, Indiana. After a four-year stint in bands in the U.S. Air Force, Hoyle joined the Sun Ra Arkestra in 1956. From 1957 to 1960 he toured the United States, Canada, Europe and North Africa with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra, then joined the CBS Staff Orchestra where he worked from 1962 to 1964."