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Clark Terry

tr, fh, 1920-2015 US, St. Louis
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Clark Terry (born December 14, 1920, St. Louis, Missouri, USA - died February 21, 2015, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader. He was a major influence on Miles Davis and worked with luminaries such as Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. Awarded a lifetime achievement Grammy in 2010.

  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Plays With
Al Caiola And The Nile River Boys
All Star Big Band
B. P. Convention Big Band
Bob Brookmeyer And His Orchestra
Cannonball Adderley And His Orchestra
Clark Terry - Ernie Wilkins Quintet
Clark Terry / Bob Brookmeyer Quintet
Clark Terry All Stars Band
Clark Terry And His Jolly Giants
Clark Terry Big Band
Clark Terry Quartet
Clark Terry Quintet
Clark Terry Septet
Clark Terry Sextet
Clark Terry's Big Bad Band
Clark Terry's Septet
Coleman Hawkins / Clark Terry Quintet
Count Basie Orchestra
Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
Duke Ellington's Spacemen
Frank Mantooth Jazz Orchestra
James Williams Sextet
Jesper Thilo/Clark Terry Quintet
Milt Jackson And Big Brass
Milt Jackson Orchestra
Mundell Lowe And His All Stars
Ninapinta And His Bongos And Congas
Oliver Nelson And His Orchestra
Paul Gonsalves - Clark Terry Quintet
Quincy Jones And His Orchestra
Ray Brown All-Star Big Band
Sam Jones & Co.
The Blue Mitchell Orchestra
The Clark Terry Five
The Clark Terry Spacemen
The Dave Bailey Sextet
The Duke Ellington Orchestra
The Golden Horns
The Jazztet
The Kenny Burrell Octet
The New York Jazz Quintet
The Quincy Jones Big Band
The Trumpet Kings
The Tubby Hayes Sextet
Thelonious Monk Nonet
Tony Scott And His Orchestra
Woody Herman And His Orchestra
Woody Herman And The Swingin' Herd
The Pablo All-Stars Jam
Loulie Jean Norman
Jimmy Hamilton And His Orchestra
The Just Jazz All Stars
Grassella Oliphant
The All-Star Jazz Band
Jess Franco and His B-Band
George Kirby
The Billy Taylor Orchestra
Olatunji And His Drums Of Passion
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Big Band
Jimmy Heath And His Orchestra
Eddie Chamblee And Orchestra
The Stan Levey Group
Juan Calle And His Latin Lantzmen
The C-Jam All-Stars
Jazz Gala 77 All Star Big Band
The Golden Men Of Jazz
The Cat Anderson Orchestra
The Ellington All-Stars Without Duke
The Bob Wilber Quintet
AJF '82 All Star Jam
Johnny Hodges And His Small Band
Down Town Big Band
The Bob Wilber All Star Jazz Band
Cat Anderson And His Orchestra
Paris All-Star Blues
Wes Montgomery And The Billy Taylor Trio
Pat Windsor
The Sonny Truitt Quintet/Octet
The Basie Alumni
Newport Jazz All Stars
Swing Fever
Peewee Claybrook
The Young Titans Of Jazz
Duke Ellington E Sua Orquestra
The Dave Glasser Clark Terry Barry Harris Project
Popular Tracks   
Mumbles on Oscar Peterson's Finest Hour by Oscar Peterson
Spanish Rice on Spanish Rice by Clark Terry & Chico O'Farrill
Mack The Knife on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One by Oscar Peterson Trio & Clark Terry
Brotherhood Of Man on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One by Oscar Peterson Trio & Clark Terry
Rockin' In Rhythm on The Happy Horns Of Clark Terry by Clark Terry
Tin Tin Deo on Spanish Rice by Clark Terry & Chico O'Farrill
Jim on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One by Oscar Peterson Trio & Clark Terry
Candy on Daylight Express by Clark Terry
Que Sera on Spanish Rice by Clark Terry & Chico O'Farrill
In A Mist on The Happy Horns Of Clark Terry by Clark Terry

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
MumblesClark Terry2018Single
Keep On Keepin' OnClark Terry2015Single
Carnegie Blues: The Music of Duke EllingtonClark Terry Featuring Frank Foster2015Album
Keep On Keepin' OnClark Terry, Justin Kauflin2015Album
Back In Bean's BagColeman Hawkins, Clark Terry2013Compil.
Mostly Instrumentals Part OneThe V-Disc All Stars Featuring Woody Herman, The Catalina Sextette - Dave Matthews - Bill Stegmeyer - Clark Terry - Roy Eldridge, Bob Haggart2012Compil.
Everything's Mellow + Plays The Jazz Version Of All AmericanClark Terry2012Compil.
The Happy Horns Of Clark Terry / It's What's Happenin'Clark Terry2011Compil.
Live At Cuvaison, CaliforniaGeorge Robert Quartet Featuring Clark Terry2011Album
Sextet & OctetClark Terry2010Compil.
Fender RhodesRob Franken Featuring Jimmy Owens, Clark Terry, Ernie Wilkins & Toots Thielemans2009Compil.
Louie & Clark Expedition 2Louis Bellson, Clark Terry2008Album
"Cookin'" Complete 1956-1957 SessionsPaul Gonsalves Featuring Clark Terry And Jimmy Woode2007Compil.
The Jazz Master Class Series From NYUClark Terry2007Album
Oscar Peterson Trio + OneThe Oscar Peterson Trio + Clark Terry2007Album
The Chicago Sessions 1994-95Clark Terry2007Compil.
SwahiliClark Terry2006Album
Masters Of JazzClark Terry2006Compil.
Sextet '77Clark Terry2005Album
Live At MarihansClark Terry & The Young Titans Of Jazz2005Album
Spanish RiceClark Terry & Chico O'Farrill2004Album
Chilled & RemixedClark Terry2004Album
George Gershwin's Porgy & BessClark Terry With Jeff Lindberg And The Chicago Jazz Orchestra2004Album
One Special NightShawnn Monteiro With Clark Terry2004Album
Live At MontmartreClark Terry & Ernie Wilkins2003Album
FriendshipClark Terry & Max Roach2002Album
A Day With The Duke LiveClark Terry2002Album
One On OneClark Terry2002Album
Modern Jazz Trumpets Best SelectionMiles Davis, Chet Baker, Clifford Brown, Blue Mitchell, Kenny Dorham, Nat Adderley, Art Farmer, Clark Terry2002Compil.
The HymnClark Terry2001Album
Mellow MoodsClark Terry2001Album
Live In ConcertClark Terry2001Album
Live In ConcertClark Terry2001Album
Herr OberClark Terry2001Album
One On OneClark Terry2000Album
Uh! Oh!The Dave Glasser Clark Terry Barry Harris Project, David Glasser, Clark Terry, Barry Harris2000Album
A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But A BirdSwing Fever With Clark Terry2000Album
The Music Of Duke EllingtonRIAS Big Band, Jiggs Whigham, Clark Terry, Allan Harris, Claire Martin1999Album
Daylight ExpressClark Terry Featuring Paul Gonsalves1998Compil.
Free And OozyClark Terry1998Compil.
Intimate StoriesClark Terry1998Album
The Songs Ella & Louis SangCarol Sloane & Clark Terry1997Album
A Tribute To Oscar Peterson • Live At The Town HallOscar Peterson With Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Benny Green, Roy Hargrove, Shirley Horn, Milt Jackson, The Manhattan Transfer, Lewis Nash, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Clark Terry, Stanley Turrentine1997Album
Lucerne 1978Clark Terry - Chris Woods1997Album
A Tale Of Two CitiesClark Terry & Claude Tissendier, Saxomania1996Album
Clark Terry ExpressClark Terry, DePaul University Jazz Ensemble, Bob Lark1996Album
Fireworks! Red Hot & BluesThe Jim Cullum Jazz Band With Joe Williams, Savion Glover, Clark Terry, Linda Hopkins, Lionel Hampton & Dick Hyman1996Album
OwClark Terry1996Album
Live In Chicago - Vol. 1Clark Terry1995Album
Remember The TimeClark Terry, Ray Brown, Jeff Hamilton, Dado Moroni, Mark Nightingale, George Robert1995Album
Live In Chicago - Vol. 2Clark Terry1995Album
Live In HamburgClark Terry & Down Town Big Band Featuring Romy Camerun1995Album
Clark Terry With Peewee Claybrook & Swing FeverClark Terry With Peewee Claybrook & Swing Fever1995Album
The Second Set - Recorded Live At The Village GateClark Terry1995Album
Clark Terry - Metropole OrchestraClark Terry, Metropole Orchestra1995Album
Big Band BasieClark Terry, Frank Wess, Bob Lark, DePaul University Jazz Ensemble1995Album
How High The MoonWardell Gray1995Compil.
Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz With Guest Clark TerryMarian McPartland, Clark Terry1994Album
Talkin' TrashJames Williams Sextet Featuring Clark Terry1994Album
At The Montreux Jazz FestivalClark Terry1994Album
The Good Things In LifeClark Terry, George Robert1994Album
...Three To Get ReadyDavid Friesen with Clark Terry & Bud Shank1994Album
Live From New YorkLouie Bellson Big Band With Special Guest Clark Terry1994Album
Shades Of BluesClark Terry Featuring Al Grey, Charles Fox, Marcus McLaurine1994Album
Serenade To A Bus SeatClark Terry1993Album
What A Wonderful World (For Louis & Duke)Clark Terry1993Album
The Power Of Positive SwingingClark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer1993Album
What A Wonderful World (For Louis & Duke)Clark Terry1993Album
Music In The GardenClark Terry1993Album
Out Of NowhereClark Terry1991Album
Live At The Village GateClark Terry Special Guest Jimmy Heath1991Album
Live At The Q-4 RheinfeldenGeorge Robert Quartet feat. Clark Terry1991Album
St. Louis BluesClark Terry, Boško Petrović, Damir Dičić, Mario Mavrin, Vito Lesczak1991Album
The Best Of Teo MaceroTeo Macero Featuring Art Farmer, Bill Evans + Lee Konitz, Ed Shaughnessy, Mal Waldron + Al Cohn, Charles Mingus, Eddie Bert + Phil Woods, Frank Rehak, Clark Terry + Eddie Costa, Pepper Adams1990Compil.
PersevereFrank Mantooth Featuring Clark Terry, Pete Christlieb, Bobby Shew1990Album
Having FunClark Terry1990Album
The Trumpet Summit Meets The Oscar Peterson Big 4Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry Meets The Oscar Peterson Big 41990Album
Jive At FiveClark Terry, Red Mitchell1990Album
Duke With A DifferenceClark Terry1990Single
Jive At FiveClark Terry - Red Mitchell1990Album
Riding High Plus Jazz Symphonies Solo Brothers & Professor JiveFreddie Hubbard And Friends: Clark Terry, Jon Hendricks, Jon Faddis, Kenny Burrell, Sonny Fortune, Joe Beck1989Album
The Nearness Of YouRonnell Bey, Eartha Kitt & Clark Terry1989Album
Just FriendsOliver Jones Trio Featuring Clark Terry1989Album
The Art Of Jam SessionCount Basie, Clark Terry1989Album
PortraitsClark Terry1989Album
VARA Radio - 1965Clark Terry, Wes Montgomery1988Album
Clark TerryClark Terry1988Compil.
Live 1964Clark Terry1987Album
Take DoubleClark Terry, Jon Faddis1986Album
Jazz BrassDickie Wells, J.J. Johnson, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry1986Compil.
To Duke And BasieClark Terry / Red Mitchell1986Album
Paris 1960Clark Terry, Quentin Jackson, Martial Solal, Kenny Clarke1985Compil.
Big Band RTB With American GuestsJazz Orkestar Radio-Televizije Beograd & Clark Terry, Johnny Griffin, Nathan Davis, Maynard Ferguson, Ernie Wilkins1984Compil.
Hampton, Salvador, Clark Terry, Moustache Et Leurs Amis Jouent BrassensLionel Hampton, Henri Salvador, Clark Terry, Moustache1983Single
Hampton, Salvador, Clark Terry, Moustache Et Leurs Amis Jouent BrassensLionel Hampton, Henri Salvador, Clark Terry, Moustache1983Album
Stabilisation BluesClark Terry & B. P. Convention1983Album
The Alternate BluesDizzy Gillespie + Freddie Hubbard + Clark Terry + Oscar Peterson + Joe Pass + Bobby Durham + Ray Brown1982Album
Europa JazzEarl Hines, Teddy Wilson, Clark Terry1982Album
Live In BelgradeClark Terry With Sextet Gut-Marković and Boško Petrović1982Album
Newport Jazz Festival 1972 Volume IB.B. King Special Guest Artists Kenny Burrell, Roy Haynes, Joe Newman, Zoot Sims, Jimmy Smith, Clark Terry1982Compil.
Europa JazzChet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Bud Powell, Clark Terry1981Compil.
Yes, The BluesClark Terry1981Album
Brhams LullabyeClark Terry, Red Mitchell, Horace Parlan1981Album
Yes, The BluesClark Terry1981Album
A Celebration Of DukeZoot Sims, Sarah Vaughan, Clark Terry, Quadrant1980Album
The Trumpet Summit Meets The Oscar Peterson Big 4Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry Meets The Oscar Peterson Big 41980Album
Mother------! Mother -----------!! A Jazz SymphonyClark Terry And Zoot Sims1980Album
Downtown Meeting ( Two Swedes In New York)Arne Domnérus & Bengt Hallberg With Clark Terry, George Mraz, Oliver Jackson1979Album
Buffalo State May 3, 1979Clark Terry1979Album
"Ain't Misbehavin'"Clark Terry1979Album
Swing Into BebopBuddy Rich, Clark Terry, Chubby Jackson, Woody Herman, Red Norvo, Allen Eager, Ben Webster, Flip Phillips1979Compil.
Clark After Dark, The Ballad Artistry Of Clark TerryClark Terry1978Album
On The TrailZoot Sims - Flip Phillips - Urbie Green - Clark Terry - Harry Edison - Victor Feldman1978Album
Out Of NowhereClark Terry, Red Mitchell, Horace Parlan1978Album
Jazz All Stars - Volume OneLionel Hampton, Coleman Hawkins, J.J. Johnson, Clark Terry, Hank Jones, Osie Johnson, Thad Jones, Lucky Thompson1977Compil.
The GlobetrotterClark Terry1977Album
Summit MeetingElvin Jones, James Moody, Clark Terry, Bunky Green, Roland Prince1977Album
Professor Jive - A Jazz Symphony By Charles SchwartzClark Terry1976Album
Wham / Live At The JazzhouseClark Terry1976Album
MumblesClark Terry1975Single
Oscar Peterson & Clark TerryOscar Peterson & Clark Terry1975Album
CruisingClark Terry1975Compil.
Clark Terry's Big-B-a-d-Band Live At The Wichita Jazz Festival 1974Clark Terry1975Album
Trumpet & FlugelhornClark Terry1974Album
What'd He SayClark Terry1974Compil.
Jazz ConcertClark Terry1974Album
Giants Of The Tenor Saxophone / The Genius Of Ben Webster And Coleman HawkinsBen Webster & Harry Edison / Coleman Hawkins & Clark Terry1974Compil.
The Ohio State University Jazz EnsembleOhio State University Jazz Ensemble, Tom Battenberg, Clark Terry1973Album
Are You Concerned / Are You Concerned (instrumental)Clark Terry1973Single
Previously Unreleased RecordingsClark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer1973Album
All That JazzClark Terry1972Album
An Evening Of Jazz Featuring Clark TerryClark Terry1971Album
Appleton East With Clark TerryAppleton East Wind Symphony, Appleton East Jazz Band With Clark Terry1971Album
The BeatitudesFrank Salisbury With Stan Kenton And Clark Terry1970Album
Praise To The Living GodManhattan Brass Choir Directed By Mark Freeh Featuring Clark Terry And Urbie Green1967Album
Soul DuoShirley Scott & Clark Terry1967Album
It's What's Happenin'Clark Terry1967Album
Spanish RiceClark Terry & Chico O'Farrill1966Album
Tijuana JazzGary McFarland & Co. / Clark Terry1966Album
Si Le Vent Te Fait PeurMartial Solal, Clark Terry1966Single
MumblesClark Terry1966Album
Tijuana JazzGary McFarland & Co. / Clark Terry1966Album
Tijuana JazzGary McFarland & Co. / Clark Terry1966Album
Peanut Vendor / Spanish RiceClark Terry & Chico O'Farrill1966Single
The Happy Horns Of Clark TerryClark Terry1964Album
The Oscar Peterson Trio+OneThe Oscar Peterson Trio, Clark Terry1964Album
The Happy Horns Of Clark TerryClark Terry1964Single
Tread Ye LightlyClark Terry1964Album
Oscar Peterson Trio +1 Clark TerryThe Oscar Peterson Trio With Clark Terry1964Single
What Makes Sammy Swing!Clark Terry1964Album
The Happy Horns Of Clark TerryClark Terry1964Album
Oscar Peterson Trio + OneThe Oscar Peterson Trio + Clark Terry1964Album
Giants MeetingClark Terry And Thelonious Monk1964Single
Back In Bean's BagColeman Hawkins / Clark Terry1963Album
Jazz Goes HollywoodTeddy Wilson, Rufus Jones, Maynard Ferguson, Clark Terry1963Album
3 In JazzGary Burton / Sonny Rollins / Clark Terry1963Album
All AmericanClark Terry1962Album
Everything's MellowClark Terry1961Album
Color ChangesClark Terry1961Album
Jazz Ain't Nothin' But SoulNorman Mapp With Clark Terry, Seldon Powell1961Album
Daniel's BluesClark Terry Featuring Paul Gonsalves1960Single
and his orchestra - featuring Paul GonsalvesClark Terry, Paul Gonsalves1960Album
Tate-A-TateBuddy Tate With Clark Terry1960Album
Top TrumpetsClark Terry / Kenny Dorham1960Compil.
Cruisin' The Rhythm SectionsWynton Kelly, Wilbur Ware, "Philly" Joe Jones, Paul Chambers With Clark Terry & Ernie Henry1960Compil.
More (Theme From Mondo Cane)Clark Terry Featuring Ben Webster1960Single
Amen (Lilies Of The Field) / East Side DriveClark Terry1960Single
In OrbitClark Terry With Thelonious Monk1958Album
Out On A LimbClark Terry1957Album
Duke With A DifferenceClark Terry1957Album
BoomerangClark Terry With Johnny Griffin And Wynton Kelly1957Single
Clark TerryClark Terry1955Album
The Jazz SchoolClark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, Joe Gordon, Art Mardigan1955Album
Clark TerryClark Terry1955Album
Plays Swahili And KittenClark Terry1955Single
In The P.M.Clark Terry1955Single
Oscar Peterson Trio With Clark TerryThe Oscar Peterson Trio With Clark TerrySingle
Live At 木馬 Vol.1Clark TerryAlbum
Midnight BlueClark TerryAlbum
Serenade To A Bus Seat / BoomerangClark TerrySingle
Live At 木馬 Vol.2Clark TerryAlbum
Jazz FestivalMaynard Ferguson / Teddy Wilson / Clark Terry / Rufus JonesCompil.
Limehouse Blues / South Of The BorderGary McFarland & Co. / Clark TerrySingle
The Mumbler Strikes Again / Big SpenderClark TerrySingle
Free And Oozy / Misty / Saphire Blue / East Side DriveClark TerrySingle
In The A.M.Clark TerrySingle
Oscar Peterson Trio + OneThe Oscar Peterson Trio / Clark TerrySingle
Live At 木馬 Vol.3Clark TerryAlbum
Jazz GaloreSarah Vaughan, Clark Terry, Rufus JonesCompil.
MumblesThe Oscar Peterson Trio With Clark TerrySingle
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