WASHINGTON (AFP): Legendary jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, whose prolific career began with society bands that predated the Great Depression, died in New Orleans Saturday at the age of 103, US media reported. Reports said Ferbos was the oldest active jazz musician in a city where music luminaries of all ages make careers playing the Big Easy’s iconic style of traditional jazz. Just two days before his death, Ferbos was feted at a 103rd birthday celebration at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe, a favorite jazz haunt.