Sunday, February 22, 2015

SUNDAY MORNING JAZZ: CLARK TERRY!!!


GOOD SUNDAY!!!

Earlier today, we of the international family of jazz lovers learned that influential JAZZ Trumpeter/Flugelhorn Pioneer/Bandleader/Singer/Recording Artist/Educator/NEA JAZZ MASTERS Inductee CLARK TERRY passed away last night, Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the age of 94.

CLARK TERRY was born December 14, 1920, in ST. LOUIS, MO, and began his professional music career in the early 1940's, including a stint as a bandsman in the U.S. NAVY during WORLD WAR II.

His career spanned over 70 years, and played with such jazz giants as Dr. BILLY TAYLOR, CHARLES MINGUS, CLIFFORD BROWN, COUNT BASIE, DIZZY GILLESPIE, DUKE ELLINGTON, MILES DAVIS, OSCAR PETERSON, QUNICY JONES, WYNTON MARSALIS, YUSEF LATEEF, and, so Many MORE.

Among his list of AWARDS and HONORS:


We offer PRAYERS, LOVE, CONDOLENCES, And WISHES Of WELLNESS to the surviving family, and at the same time; we celebrate the LIFE, LOVE, and MUSICAL LEGACY of CLARK TERRY.

HAPPY CLARK TERRY SUNDAY MORNING JAZZ At NIGHT!!!

PEACE, LOVE, And SUNDAY MORNING JAZZY BLESSINGS;

-CCG









 

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