Passing of Trumpeter Ted Curson

American trumpeter Ted Curson died of a heart attack on Sunday morning in his hometown in New Jersey. At the time of his death, he was 77 years old. Curson was a well-known jazz musician and Pori Jazz legend. So far, he was the only foreign artist to perform at all of the Pori Jazz Festivals. He was granted honorary citizenship in Pori and presented with the key to the city in 1998.