Clark Terry



Clark Terry

Rating
Active
1940
Born
December 14, 1920 in St. Louis
Died
February 21, 2015
Location
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Biography
Clark Virgil Terry Jr. (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015) was an American swing and bebop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, composer, educator, and NEA Jazz Masters inductee. He played with Charlie Barnet (1947), Count Basie (1948–51), Duke Ellington (1951–59), Quincy Jones (1960), and Oscar Peterson (1964-96). He was also with The Tonight Show Band from 1962 to 1972. Terry's career in jazz spanned more than 70 years, during which he became one of the most recorded jazz musicians ever, appearing on over 900 recordings.

Top Songs by Clark Terry


All My Tomorrows

by Shawnn Monteiro, Clark Terry, Jimmy Woode, John Harrison III & Jimmy Cobb

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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