Remembering Clark Terry | St. Louis Public Radio

Remembering Clark Terry

Feb 27, 2015

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, March 1 will be “Remembering Clark Terry.”  One of our national treasures, St. Louis trumpeter and jazz educator Clark Terry died February 21 at the age of 94.  We will hear approximately 28 minutes of his voice, telling stories about his life.  The music will include Clark with Count Basie, Oscar Peterson, Benny Carter, Duke Ellington, his own Big B-A-D Band, Thelonious Monk, Coleman Hawkins, the Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band, St. Louisan Chris Woods, Abbey Lincoln, Tubby Hayes, J.J. Johnson and Lee Konitz.

The Slide Show has photographs of some of the musicians heard and mentioned on this show.

The Archive of this show will be available until the morning of March 9, 2015.

Here is Clark Terry's Big Band playing "Etoile" (Chris Woods) "Take the "A" Train" "Rock Skipping at the Blue Note"and "On the Trail" with Clark Terry (tp, flhrn) Jimmy Heath (ts) Horace Parlan (p) Eddie Jones (b) Grady Tate (d) Chris Woods (fl) Richard Williams (tp) Jack Jeffers (tu) Ernie Wilkins (ts, all arrangements).  This was a European TV show sometime in the early 1970's.