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Clark Terry

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Clark Terry (born December 14, 1920, St. Louis, Missouri, USA - died February 21, 2015, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA) was an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist, vocalist, composer and bandleader. He worked with both Count Basie and Duke Ellington. He was a major influence on Miles Davis and worked with luminaries such as Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, among many others. He was also an innovator, with the ability to use circular breathing for extended solos and alternating between both horns, with one in each hand, playing ambidextrously. Awarded a lifetime achievement Grammy in 2010.

Sites:clarkterry.com , Wikipedia , arts.gov , adp.library.ucsb.edu
In Groups:Al Caiola And The Nile River Boys, All Star Big Band, Art Farmer And His Orchestra, B. P. Convention Big Band, Bob Brookmeyer And His Orchestra, Cannonball Adderley And His Orchestra, Cecil Taylor All Stars, Clark Terry - Ernie Wilkins Quintet, Clark Terry / Bob Brookmeyer Quintet, Clark Terry All Stars Band, Clark Terry And His Jolly Giants, Clark Terry And His Orchestra, Clark Terry Big Band, Clark Terry Quartet, Clark Terry Quintet, Clark Terry Septet, Clark Terry Sextet, Clark Terry's Big Bad Band, Clifford Brown All Stars, Coleman Hawkins / Clark Terry Quintet
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