Clark Terry



Clark Terry
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Rating
Active
1940
Born
December 14, 1920 in St. Louis
Died
February 21, 2015
Location
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Biography
Clark Terry (born December 14, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri), nicknamed Mumbles, is an American swing and bop trumpeter, a pioneer of the fluegelhorn in jazz, educator, and NEA Jazz Master. Clark Terry attended Vashon High School, and began his professional career in St. Louis in the early 1940s by playing in local clubs before joining a Navy band during World War II. Afterwards, he played with Charlie Barnet (1947), Count Basie (1948-1951), Duke Ellington (1951 to 1959), and Quincy Jones (1960). He also performed and recorded regularly both as a leader and sideman. In all, his career in jazz spans more than sixty years.
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Top Songs by Clark Terry


But Beautiful

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Heat Wave

by &

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Stardust

by &

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Take the A Train

by , , Willie Cook, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, George Jean, Jimmy Hamilton, Rick Henderson, Russell Procope, , Harry Carney, Wendell Marshall & Dave Black

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All My Tomorrows

by Shawnn Monteiro, , Jimmy Woode, John Harrison III &

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Misty - live

by , & Jam Session

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Bye, Bye Blackbird (Live)

by , &

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Just Friends (feat. Clark Terry)

by Oliver Jones Trio &

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The Lamp Is Low

by Shawnn Monteiro, , Jimmy Woode, John Harrison III &

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The Nearness of You

by Shawnn Monteiro, , Jimmy Woode, John Harrison III &

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Express

Express

Clark Terry May 1, 2015

14 Tracks

Friendship

Friendship

Max Roach April 13, 2015

13 Tracks

Classics

Classics

Clark Terry May 9, 2014

15 Tracks

One Special Night

One Special Night

Clark Terry September 1, 2013

12 Tracks

The Chicago Sessions

The Chicago Sessions

Clark Terry March 1, 2012

13 Tracks

The Happy Horns of Clark Terry

The Happy Horns of Clark Terry

Clark Terry January 24, 2012

7 Tracks

In Orbit

In Orbit

Clark Terry March 31, 2009

10 Tracks

The Good Things in Life

The Good Things in Life

Clark Terry August 24, 2007

7 Tracks

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