Though Freddie Jones has been a Dallas Cowboys mainstay for three years, he’s not often seen nationally because networks rarely show anthems unless it’s a big game. But CBS showed it on Thursday and, take note professional sports teams, this is how a classy, beautiful rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner sounds. More…
Freddie Jones has played trumpet all over the world. He’s got years of experience and a jam-packed schedule, including a standing gig nearly every Sunday; at AT&T Stadium.
Jones, who grew up in Memphis but is now based out of Dallas, is the Cowboys’ standing trumpet player for home games, performing the National Anthem each time the squad takes to the turf in Arlington. It’s not only an impressive gig but one that is specific just to Dallas, a long-standing tradition that only recently got its spark back.
Here’s what you need to know about Jones and how he ended up front and center every Sunday:
We’re excited to announce that we’ve given away numerous trumpets to middle and high school students this year. To learn more about Trumpets4Kids, an organization started by Freddie, visit http://www.trumpets4kids.com/.