The "Clark Terry Sextet" perform live at the 1977 Montreux Jazz Festival.
Clark Terry, flugelhorn
Oscar Peterson, piano
Ronnie Scott, tenor sax
Niels Pedersen, bass
Joe Pass, guitar
Bobby Durham, drums
Milt Jackson, vibes
In a career spanning over seventy Clark Terry is one of the most recorded men in jazz with over nine-hundred recordings to his credit.
The trumpeter and flugelhornist began playing professionally in the early 1940s in his native St. Louis.
Clark Terry was a member of the naval band during his service in World War II. When he returned in 1945 there were plenty of bands waiting. He has performed with the best groups including those of Count Basie and Duke Ellington.
Terry is also the composer of more than two hundred jazz songs, and the co-author of several books on musical instruction.
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