Tag Archive: Clark Terry

R.I.P. Legendary Trumpeter Clark Terry

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Clark Terry – Trumpet (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015)

Legendary Jazz trumpeter Clark Terry passed away on Saturday February 21st, for many, many years I knew the name Clark Terry, but I never listened to this amazing musician, until started this blog, like have with many artists,the first time I  explored his music was on his birthday December 14th . From his obituary at the  New York Times,

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Exploring the Jazz Trumpet of Clark Terry – Dec 14, 1920

Clark TerryToday we celebrate the birthday of another jazz icon, Clark Terry, who born on December 14th in 1920!! Terry’s career has spanned almost 70 years! Wow! From Wikipedia:

Terry was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Vashon High School and began his professional career in the early 1940s, playing in local clubs. He served as a bandsman in the United States Navy during World War II. Read More

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This Day in Music – Dec 14, 1920 – Happy Birthday, Clark Terry!

Clark Terry

Clark TerryToday we celebrate the birthday of another jazz icon, Clark Terry, who born on December 14th in 1920!! Terry’s career has span almost 70 years! Wow! From Wikipedia:

Terry was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Vashon High School and began his professional career in the early 1940s, playing in local clubs. He served as a bandsman in the United States Navy during World War II. Read More

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