Lou Mitchell

Lou Mitchell was a product of the big band era and cut his teeth on swinging trumpet solos, such as those of his musical heroes of the 1930s. After meeting Rafael Mendez (his life-long friend), Lou moved to Hollywood and worked for the movie studios on countless soundtracks. He worked beside Rafael on several films including the 1953 cartoon starting Goofy entitled For Whom the Bulls Toil. Lou retired to Escondido, CA.

Interview Date:
November 4, 2002
Date of Birth:
August 6, 1917
Deceased Date:
December 29, 2005
Job Title:
Musician, Trumpeter

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