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  PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Selected Artist Biography - Clark Terry
Clark Terry performed with Charlie Barnet (1947) and in Count Basie's big band and small groups (1948-51) before beginning an important affiliation with Duke Ellington, which lasted from 1951 to 1959.
During this period Terry took part in many of Ellington's suites and acquired a lasting reputation for his wide range of styles (from swing to hard bop), technical proficiency, and infectious good humor.
In the 1970s, Terry began to concentrate increasingly on the flugelhorn, from which he obtains a remarkably full, ringing tone.
www.pbs.org /jazz/biography/artist_id_terry_clark.htm   (258 words)

  
 St. Louis Walk of Fame - Clark Terry
Born in St. Louis, Clark Terry made his first trumpet out of garden hose, attended Vashon High School, and played in local clubs before joining a Navy band during World War II.
Also a pioneer of the fluegelhorn in jazz, Terry was a standout in the NBC-TV Orchestra for 12 years before he left to form his own bands and continue recording.
Clark Terry was inducted into the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Hall of Fame in 1991.
www.stlouiswalkoffame.org /inductees/clark-terry.html   (127 words)

  
  Clark Terry Biography at JazzTrumpetSolos.com
Clark Terry was born in St. Louis, Missouri on December 14th, 1920.
Terry's remarkable technical accomplishment has never overwhelmed the depth of emotion that imbues his playing, and neither of these characteristics has ever dampened his infectious humor.
Terry remained a major figure in the history of jazz trumpet into the beginning of the new century, after a lifetime as one of the music's most respected and widely admired ambassadors.
www.jazztrumpetsolos.com /Clark_Terry_Biography.asp   (616 words)

  
  UNH Alumni Association Awards Pettee Medal to Jazz Great Clark Terry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Terry, whose career as a jazz musician began on a $12.50 trumpet purchased at a pawnshop, was, by age 20, playing with well-known bands.
Clark realized in the '60s that the language of jazz was in danger of being lost as a living entity, and dedicated himself to passing on that language to a new generation." Terry has been associated with the UNH music department since 1974.
"Clark Terry epitomizes the kind of extraordinary achievement and distinguished service represented by the late Charles H. Pettee, for whom the medal is named, and we are proud to award it to him," Johnson says.
www.unh.edu /news/archive/2001/december/mp_20011227terry.html   (544 words)

  
 Clark Terry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Clark, though best known as a headliner at the world's premier jazz events as well as a TV personality featured on such national programs as Johnny Carson's Tonight Show, is one of jazzdom's finest educators.
Clark's sunny, upbeat personality is reflected directly in his playing and is a major factor in explaining the warm love and affection that fans, critics, and fellow musicians have for both the man and his music.
Along the way, Clark, in addition to his outstanding musical contribution to these bands, was exerting a positive influence on younger musicians such as Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, both of whom credit Clark as a formidable influence during the early stages of their careers.
www.riverwalk.org /profiles/terry.htm   (668 words)

  
 NYPL, Video Gallery Cataloging Data: Clark Terry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Clark Terry was born in 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri, a city he says lured musicians travelling along the Mississippi River with its gorgeous women, good food and good clubs.
Terry concludes the interview by talking about his involvement in the jazz education scene, his work at the University of Iowa in LeMars with the inception of the Clark Terry Jazz Institute for which he will devise the curriculum.
Terry is currently teaching at the Clark Terry Institute of Jazz at the University of Iowa in LeMars, Iowa; performing in jazz festivals, clubs, and occasionally with his quintet and Lionel Hampton and the Golden Men.
www.nypl.org /research/sc/scl/MULTIMED/JAZZHIST/ctecat.htm   (853 words)

  
 Clark Terry: Porgy & Bess
Clark Terry, now 84, honed his considerable trumpet and flugelhorn chops with the Duke Ellington orchestra, joining that organization after learning to swing hard during his tenure with Count Basie.
Terry is up to that challenge in large part because of the way he can express a wide variety of emotion in his performances, perhaps exhibiting a wider range than Miles himself was able to.
Terry is easily able to put his own stamp on this music, and that is a triumph for any listener, whether familiar with the Miles/Evans version or not.
www.jazzitude.com /terry_porgy.htm   (549 words)

  
 Jazz Great Clark Terry Will Receive Pettee Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Terry's relationship with the university, begun and nurtured by UNH music professor and clarinetist David Seiler, stretches back nearly three decades.
Terry who plays both trumpet and flugelhorn, will arrive in Durham on Friday, March 22, and work with 1,500 young jazz musicians from around New England at the Clark Terry/UNH Jazz Festival the next day.
A concert featuring Terry and several of his colleagues and the UNH Jazz Band will be held Sunday, March 24, at 8 p.m.
www.unh.edu /news/archive/2002/march/mp_20020311terry.html   (422 words)

  
 NewPort Artists - Terry Clark
TERRY CLARK's latest recording revels in what seems to be a personal viewing of the majesty of our Creator and the life that He has given those who will ONLY BELIEVE.
Terry's bluesy vocals draw his listeners into this intimacy.
In addition to his solo recordings, Terry is a featured worship leader with Promise Keepers.
www.newportrecords.com /terry.htm   (374 words)

  
 Clark Terry
Clark, though best known as a headliner at the world's premier jazz events as well as a TV personality featured on such national programs as Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show", is one of jazzdom's finest educators.
As a director of the "Clark Terry International Institute of Jazz Studies" at Teikyo Westmar University, a director of "Clark Terry's 'Big Bad' Summer Jazz Camp", an advisor to the International Association of Jazz Educators and a much sought-after clinician, Clark Terry is often referred to as "America's #1 Jazz Educator".
Along the way, Clark, in addition to his outstanding musical contributions to these bands, was exerting a positive influence on younger musicians such as Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, both of whom credit Clark as a formidable influence during the early stages of their careers.
www.pitt.edu /~pittjazz/individual_htmls/clark_terry.html   (1317 words)

  
 ITG 99 Clark Terry Bio
Clark, one of contemporary musics great innovators, is also justly celebrated for his technical virtuosity, swinging lyricism and impeccable good taste.
Clark has performed with Charlie Barnet, Charlie Ventura, Eddie Vinson and was the featured soloist with the Duke Ellington orchestra for eight years.
Terry has exerted a positive influence on younger musicians such as Quincy Jones and Miles Davis, both of whom credit Clark as a formidable influence during the early stages of their careers.
www.trumpetguild.org /conferences/conference99/thursday/terry.htm   (255 words)

  
 Clark Terry to perform in the Jazz Holiday Celebration
Clark Terry, a legendary jazz trumpetor and educator, will appear with the William Paterson Jazz Ensemble as part of the jazz holiday celebration at William Paterson University in Wayne, on Saturday, December 11.
Terry and the William Paterson Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of David Demsey, coordinator of jazz studies, will perform holiday music, including excerpts from Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's “Nutcracker Suite.” Prior to the concert, Terry will be the guest for “Sittin In,” an informal discussion about jazz, at 3 p.m.
Terry was inducted into the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Hall of Fame in 1991.
www.wpunj.edu /news/Releases/04_1115clarkterry.htm   (291 words)

  
 SoundStage! Clark Terry - One on One
By anyone's standards, Clark Terry would have to be included in that handful of jazz icons who have not only continued playing important jazz up to this moment, but who have helped define what the jazz we listen to now sounds like.
Terry has a way with Monk’s music that would have made a perfect complement to Monk’s style of playing.
Terry’s trumpet seems to be a little right of center, but again, not confined to it.
www.soundstage.com /music/reviews/rev297.htm   (527 words)

  
 Clark Terry - AOL Music
Clark Terry (born December 14, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri), nicknamed Mumbles, is an American swing and bop trumpeter, a pioneer of the fluegelhorn in jazz...
Clark Terry Born in St. Louis in 1920, Clark Terry's career in jazz spans more than sixty years.
Download, listen and watch Clark Terry music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/clark-terry/64818/main   (143 words)

  
 Riverwalk Jazz: Clark Terry profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Born in St. Louis in 1920, Clark Terry's career in jazz spans more than sixty years.
Soon after, Clark became a ten-year television star as one of the spotlighted players in the Tonight Show band where he scored a smash hit as a singer with his irrepressible "Mumbles."
From the 70s through the 90s, Clark performed at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and Lincoln Center; toured with the Newport Jazz All Stars and Jazz at the Philharmonic; and he was featured with Skitch Henderson's New York Pops Orchestra.
www.riverwalkjazz.org /site/PageServer?pagename=profiles_clarkterry   (179 words)

  
 Wesley Clark and Terry McAuliffe
Clark maintains that he received a call at home the afternoon of September 11, 2001, urging him to say on CNN that the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were connected to Iraq.
CLARK: "I think it was an effort to convince the American people to do something, and I think there was an immediate determination right after 9/11 that Saddam Hussein was one of the keys to winning the war on terror.
CLARK : "And I personally got a call from a fellow in Canada who is part of a Middle Eastern think tank who gets inside intelligence information.
www.weeklystandard.com /Content/Public/Articles/000/000/003/002zlaay.asp   (525 words)

  
 Portsmouth Herald Entertainment News: Clark Terry to receive UNH's Pettee Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It's good to know that Clark will be able to continue to share his love of music and life with all of us.
And congratulations to Clark for being awarded the UNH Alumni Association's prestigious Charles Holmes Pettee Medal.
Clark Terry will add to his lengthening list of illustrious awards this month when he comes to Durham to receive the Charles Holmes Pettee Medal, the University of New Hampshire Alumni Association's highest honor.
www.seacoastonline.com /calendar/2002/3_21b_ent.htm   (1020 words)

  
 City Newspaper: Music: Music features: Hitting the high notes
His family was too poor to have a record player, so Terry listened to radio stations he could pull in on a crystal set, placed in one of his mother's baking bowls for amplification.
Terry is in the process, with the help of his wife, of writing his autobiography.
Clark Terry and the Eastman Jazz Ensemble play on Friday, February 25, at the Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs Street, at 8 p.m.
www.rochester-citynews.com /gbase/Gyrosite/Content?oid=oid:3318   (1480 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Music & nightlife: Past comes to life through Clark Terry's trumpet
When you hear Clark Terry play, you are listening to the whole history of a culture.
Terry played with Count Basie and Duke Ellington, then, after going to Europe with the legendary Quincy Jones big band in 1959, became the first African-American musician on the NBC staff.
As Terry made the turnaround into his last chorus, he laid out for a moment, then punched a note so hard it splayed, and the whole band rose up a notch, pulling the train into the station.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/musicnightlife/2002234227_jazz08.html   (641 words)

  
 Clark, Terry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A native of Texas, Terry Clark was been involved in the growth of Contemporary Christian music for several years.
During the early pioneer days of Jesus Music, Terry was part of a group called Children of Faith which recorded one album in 1974 Although the group never became widely known, it was a stepping stone in the development of Terry's later ministry.
After Children of Faith disbanded Terry and his brother Duane were offered the opportunity to join the Myrrh recording group Liberation Suite for their 1975 European tour Both agreed, and off they went to Europe on a widely-acclaimed tour with Chuck Girard.
www.one-way.org /jesusmusic/clarkt.htm   (171 words)

  
 IDN Bands: Terry Clark
Musician, producer, songwriter are some of the titles Terry Clark is known for.
His love for music and the fact that playing trumpet came fairly easy to him, let Terry know that music would be his career choice.
Terry later joined the prestigious " Mystic Sheiks of Morocco" an eight-piece brass and percussion ensemble, blending music, dance and spirited singing into their routine.
www.idnmusic.com /bands/t_clark.html   (221 words)

  
 PCTOnline.com :: Article :: [PCT Leadership Winner] Terry Clark
"Terry’s management style can best be described as ‘management by objectives.’ He is not on you day to day, but rather, he holds you to the results and gives you support to ‘do your thing.’ But, at the same time, he holds you accountable to goals," said Lloyd Smigel.
Clark has contributed to the pest management industry for many years and will continue to do so in the future.
Clark says that when he takes time to share his industry knowledge with others there are benefits to his company as well.
www.pctonline.com /articles/article.asp?ID=2291&AdKeyword=Leadership   (2571 words)

  
 Clark Terry
Terry, though best known as a headliner at the world's premier jazz events, as well as a television personality featured on national programs such as "The Tonight Show," is one of jazzdom's finest educators.
Terry, one of contemporary music's great innovators, is justly celebrated for his great technical virtuosity, swinging lyricism and impeccable good taste.
Terry was exerting a positive influence on young musicians such as Miles Davis and Quincy Jones.
www.ibiblio.org /jazzfest/cterry.html   (353 words)

  
 DVD4Music.com: DVD: Clark Terry & Max Roach : Friendship - SACD - Clark Terry & Max Roach : Friendship
Clark Terry (trumpet), born 1920 and Max Roach (drums), born 1924 have been cultivating the music scene since the '40s.
The title not only refers to the relationship between Clark and Max but also a dedication to all the musicians they have collaborated with during their remarkable careers.
Clark Terry has contributed to many famous big bands and gained a strong reputation as the trumpet player of the world.
www.dvd4music.com /onlineshop/details/ees8805-986169-7.html   (263 words)

  
 Clark Terry donates his archive to William Paterson University
A major figure in the history of jazz, Terry played with Count Basie, was a featured soloist in Duke Ellington’s orchestra, mentored a young Miles Davis, has led his own ensembles through a long career, and is recognized as a “founding father” of jazz education.
As part of the establishment of the Clark Terry Archive, William Paterson University announced its intention to raise funds for a new concert hall that will house the archival materials and will be the new home for the University’s acclaimed Jazz Room Series and other performances.
When the Tonight Show moved to Los Angeles, Terry remained in New York, pursuing a busy schedule as a studio musician as well as performing and recording with his own bands, including Clark Terry’s Big Band and his quintet, the Jolly Giants.
ww2.wpunj.edu /adminsrv/pub-info/Releases/04_128CTarchive.htm   (966 words)

  
 Biography - Clark Terry (Bio 195)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Possessor of the happiest sound in jazz, flugelhornist Clark Terry always plays music that is exuberant, swinging and fun.
Terry, a versatile swing/bop soloist who started specializing on flugelhorn in the mid-'50s, had many features with Ellington (including "Perdido") and started leading his own record dates during that era.
Throughout the 1970s,'80s and '90s C.T. has remained a major force, recording and performing in a wide variety of settings including at the head of his short-lived big band in the mid-'70s, with all-star groups for Pablo and as a guest artist who can be expected to provide happiness in every note he plays.
musicbase.h1.ru /PPB/ppb1/Bio_195.htm   (365 words)

  
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Terry, at 84 years old, has the musical maturity and taste to pay tribute to Gershwin and Miles Davis, while simultaneously adding significant portions of Clark Terry to the process.
Terry’s version then, on trumpet and flugelhorn, is not a better or a worse version but simply another version.
Terry’s attitude and depth of experience comes through in both the blues material and the ballads on Porgy and Bess, making for a rewarding listening experience all around.
www.espressojazz.net /JazzViews/ClarkTerry   (310 words)

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