Iconic Trumpeter And Trailblazer Clark Terry’s New Autobiography Remarkably Told In His Own Words
Trumpeter and trailblazer Clark Terry has written his autobiography in his own idiosyncratic language, chock-full of period slang of the jazz musicians of his generation. Terry played with Count Basie’s and Duke Ellington’s bands among many others and in 1960 broke the color line at NBC as a member of the Tonight Show’s band under Jack Paar and Johnny Carson. He tells stories about not only the greats, but performers such as Stump & Stumpy and Peg Leg Bates that haven’t been told in the pages of any other book.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 13, 2012
Trumpeter, flugelhornist, trailblazer and teacher, Clark Terry can now, with his autobiography Clark, add memoirist to his long list of accomplishments. With high-profile friends like Quincy Jones writing the preface and Bill Cosby penning the foreword, you have some idea of the high esteem in which Terry is held. To Continue, Please click “MORE”!