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Clark Terry

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: December 14, 1920    

Clark Terry

Clark Terry's career in jazz spans more than sixty years. He is a world-class trumpeter, flugelhornist, educator, and NEA Jazz Master. He performed for seven U.S. Presidents, and was a Jazz Ambassador for State Department tours in the Middle East and Africa. More than fifty jazz festivals in all seven continents still feature him. He received a Grammy Award, two Grammy certificates, three Grammy nominations, thirteen honorary doctorates, keys to cities, lifetime achievements and halls of fame awards. He was knighted in Germany and is the recipient of the French Order of Arts and Letters. Clark's star on the Walk of Fame, and his Black World History Museum's life-sized wax figure can both be visited in his hometown, St. Louis, Missouri....
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  • The Happy Horns Of Clark Terry / It's What's Happenin'

    Chesky Records
    2011
  • Clark After Dark - The Ballad Album

    Chesky Records
    2007
  • Porgy & Bess

    A440 Music
    2004
  • Chilled & Remixed

    Chesky Records
    2004
  • Spanish Rice

    Verve Music Group
    2004
  • Friendship

    Eighty-Eights
    2003
  • Friendship

    Chesky Records
    2002
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