Clark Terry

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Clark Terry (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 (1948–1951), Duke Ellington (1951–1959), Quincy Jones (1960) and Oscar Peterson (1964-1996). He was also with The Tonight Show Band from 1962-1972. Terry's career in jazz spanned more than seventy years during which he became one of the most recorded jazz musicians ever, appearing on over 900 recordings. Terry also mentored many musicians including Quincy Jones, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Pat Metheny, Dianne Reeves, and Terri Lyne Carrington among thousands of others.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1964 Oscar Peterson Trio + One: Clark Terry Oscar Peterson Trio & Clark Terry 3
1964 The Happy Horns of Clark Terry Clark Terry 2
1965 Vara Radio 1965 Wes Montgomery & Clark Terry 1
1966 Tijuana Jazz Gary McFarland & Clark Terry 2
1967 It's What's Happenin' Clark Terry 1
1975 Clark Terry And His Jolly Giants Clark Terry 1
1976 Cool Blues Clark Terry, Cecil Payne 1
1977 The Globetrotter Clark Terry 1
1980 The Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big Four Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Joe Pass & Bobby Durham 3
1982 The Alternate Blues Clark Terry, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie Plus Oscar Peterson 1
1987 In Orbit Clark Terry 2
1989 Portraits Clark Terry 3
1990 A Celebration Of Duke Sarah Vaughan, Zoot Sims, Clark Terry, Joe Pass, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown & Mickey Roker 4 1
1991 Almost Blue The Ritz featuring Clark Terry 1
1993 Serenade to a Bus Seat Clark Terry 3
1993 Jive at Five Clark Terry & Red Mitchell 1
1993 What a Wonderful World (For Louis & Duke) Clark Terry 1
1994 Oscar Peterson & Clark Terry Oscar Peterson & Clark Terry 1
1995 Remember the Time Clark Terry 1
1995 Squeeze Me Clark Terry 1
1995 Top and Bottom Brass Clark Terry 1
1995 Shades of Blues Clark Terry 2
1995 Yes, the Blues Clark Terry 2
1997 To Duke and Basie Clark Terry & Red Mitchell 1
1998 Daylight Express (feat. Paul Gonsalves) Clark Terry 1
2000 One on One Clark Terry 2
2002 Clark Terry and His Orchestra (feat. Paul Gonsalves) Clark Terry 1
2002 Friendship Clark Terry & Max Roach 1
2004 Spanish Rice Clark Terry & Chico O'Farrill 1
2006 Supreme Jazz: Clark Terry Clark Terry 1
2007 Clark After Dark: The Ballad Album Clark Terry 1
Color Changes Clark Terry 5 1
Duke With A Difference Clark Terry 1
Jesper Thilo/Clark Terry Quintet CD Jesper Thilo & Clark Terry 1
The Happy Horns of Clark Terry Clark Terry 1
The Songs Ella & Louis Sang Carol Sloane & Clark Terry 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Jazz Matinee Clark Terry and the SWR Big Band 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1976 Wham Clark Terry 1
1990 The Trumpet Kings at Montreux Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie & Clark Terry 1
1991 Live at the Village Gate Clark Terry 1
1994 Big B-A-D Band Live at the Wichita Jazz Festival 1974 Clark Terry 1
1994 The Good Things in Life Clark Terry, George Robert 1
2001 Herr Ober Clark Terry 1
2003 Live at Montmartre Clark Terry & Ernie Wilkins 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Clark Terry Express Clark Terry , Bob Lark , DePaul University Big Band 1
Clark Terry Clark Terry 1
Take Double (feat. Jon Faddis) Clark Terry 1

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