Wikipedia : This day (February 21, 2015), in Pine Bluff, Arkansas , died Clark Terry, an American trumpeter.
Official Site : He is one of the most recorded musicians in the history of jazz, with more than nine-hundred recordings. Clark’s discography reads like a “Who’s Who In Jazz,”
The Autobiography of Clark Terry : Terry had grown up with Miles in St. Louis and was just a few years older than Davis. The most inspiring and provoking prose from Terry is on his time spent with Duke Ellington during the 1950s. Terry specifically documenting his close musical association with Ellington is a delightful read;
@last.fm : Clark Terry attended Vashon High School, and began his professional career in St. Louis in the early 1940s by playing in local clubs before joining a Navy band during World War II. Afterwards, he played with Charlie Barnet (1947), Count Basie (1948-1951), Duke Ellington (1951 to 1959), and Quincy Jones (1960). He also performed and recorded regularly both as a leader and sideman. In all, his career in jazz spans more than sixty years.
Video : Clark Terry Talks – About His Autobiography . Mumbles . w/ Red Mitchell – Take The A Train . w/ Roberta Gambarini – It Don’T Mean A Thing If It Ain’T Got No Mumbles (2004) . w/ Stephen Fulton – I Want A Little Girl (1996) . Stardust (1967) . w/ Phil Woods – Straight No Chaser (1959) . Student Performance And Master Class (54 Min) .