Clark Terry

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Birthday
14, 1920
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Feb 21, 2015 (94)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1920
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Feb 21, 2015 (94)

About

Pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz and an NEA Jazz Masters inductee who played with such greats as Count Basie and Charlie Barnet.

Before Fame

He served as a bandsman in the United States Navy during World War II.

Trivia

He appeared for ten years on The Tonight Show as a member of the band.

Family Life

He was married to Gwen Terry.

Associated With

He performed with legendary pianist Thelonious Monk on the 1958 album In Orbit.