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Clark Terry Interview, 1993

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As the jazz community mourns the loss of trumpet legend Clark Terry, here's a look back at his past with interviewer Marian McPartland.

A retrospective look at the late Clark Terry this week, who passed away on February 21, 2015 at the age of 94. Composer and broadcaster Marian McPartland sits down with Clark Terry on this archival interview from Piano Jazz, recorded in 1993. The pair discuss CT's early years with Count Basie and Duke Ellington and his work as an educator and mentor. They also play through a number of Terry's originals together.

Tracks in this feature

1. 'The Snapper' (C. Terry)
2. 'Come Sunday' (D. Ellington)
3. 'There Will Be Other Times' (M. McPartland)
4. 'Hey, Mr. Mumbles' (C. Terry)
5. 'The Simple Waltz' (C. Terry)
6. 'Michelle' (C. Terry)
7. 'Memories of You' (C. Terry)
8. 'Wham!' (C. Terry)

Piano Jazz, NPR, 1993 (Jazz Alliance 12009)


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Clark Terry (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015) was an American swing and 

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