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: