A New Orleans trumpeter has created a gun-for-trumpet exchange program β€” called Trumpet Is My Weapon "I had some trumpets lying around, and I know for me, the trumpet saved me," Shamarr Allen says.
Trumpet Is My Weapon is a gun-for-trumpet exchange program in New Orleans. Shamarr Allen said he wanted to find a way to get guns out of kids' hands. He says the trumpet saved him, and he hopes the instrument will have the same impact on kids today.