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Terry Silverlight

Terry Silverlight has contributed his musical talents as a leader, songwriter, composer, producer, arranger, drummer, author and educator to projects in almost every style and facet of the music business.

Terry Silverlight began his recording career at the age of 14 when he played drums on his brother Barry Miles's album, WHITE HEAT, regarded as a pioneering landmark in the history of jazz/rock fusion music. Terry's college education was at Princeton University. Since then as a drummer, he has performed all over the world and recorded on gold/platinum albums and hit singles for Billy Ocean, George Benson, Natalie Merchant, Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills, Tom Jones, Laura Nyro, Anne Murray, Mel Torme, Jennifer Holliday, Phil Woods, The Fania All -Stars, The CTI All-Stars, Jonathan Butler. Film scores for One Fine Day, You've Got Mail, Object Of My Affection, My Blue Heaven, Titus, Frida, Slaves Of New York, What Planet Are You From, and countless jingles and TV shows. Terry has toured globally with Roberta Flack, the award-winning all-star Manhattan Jazz Orchestra (MJO), and many others.

As a songwriter/producer/composer, Terry has written, produced and arranged hundreds of pieces for network TV shows including One Life To Live, The Sopranos (a song in an Emmy award-winning episode), All My Children, Ed, Beverly Hills 90210, Young And The Restless, Melrose Place, C.S.I., NCIS, Ghost Whisperer, Strong Medicine, Las Vegas, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Seventh Heaven, The District, The Shield, Burn Notice, South Beach. Jingles for Reebok, Nicorette, Pantene, Crisco Canola. Songs in the films INVINCIBLE with Mark Wahlberg (#1 box office movie in the U.S. for two weeks), MARCI X with Lisa Kudrow, SUNSHINE CLEANING with Alan Arkin/Emily Blunt/Amy Adams, MAD ABOUT MAMBO with Keri Russell, HEAD OVER HEELS with Monica Potter and Freddie Prinze Jr., and songs recorded by Nancy Wilson, Carl Anderson, Les McCann, Judy Torres, Louise (top ten single in the UK) and Philip Ingram.

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TERRY SILVERLIGHT IS AN EXQUISITE DRUMMER AND MUSICIAN. Roberta Flack

That record “White Heat” was such a mind blower - I remember when it first came out turning everyone I knew onto it around Kansas City - and then when I found out how young you were, that totally blew my mind - and inspired me. About a year after it came out, Lew Tabackin came to kc to play with Doc Severinsen and I was playing in the band opposite them and I remember taking that side up to Lew for him to sign and he told me all about the session and stuff which was really cool. Pat Metheny

(Pat’s quote is in reference to Terry's drumming on the Barry Miles album, WHITE HEAT, released in 1971 when Terry was 14 years old

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Primary Instrument

Drums

Location

Los Angeles

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

http://terrysilverlight.com/DrumInstruction.html

Clinic/Workshop Information

http://terrysilverlight.com/Drummer/Clinics2.html

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Albums

Diamond In The Riff

Self Produced
2008

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Terry Silverlight

CEI Cymekob
1998

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http://terrysilverlight.com/Audio.html

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