Clark Terry, R.I.P.

Clark Terry was and always will he the ultimate trumpet player. Here at Pate’s Place we humbly salute this jazz giant and keep him in our thoughts forever even though he is no longer physically among us. He died on February 21st, 2015, in Pine Bluff, Ark. He was 94 years young. We offer our condolences to his wife, Gwen, family members and friends, not to mention his fans worldwide who will also miss him.

Check out Clark: The autobiography of Clark Terry and this inspiring documentary, Keep On Keeping’ On

This photo of Clark in Stockholm was shot by John Levy; it’s from the new jazz photo book called Strollin’: A Jazz Life Through John Levy’s Personal Lens.

Squeaky’s Blues (on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One)
East St. Louis Toodle-Oo/Mumbles (East is on Dave Grusin’s Homage to Duke; Mumbles is on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One)
I Want A Little Girl/Roundalay (both on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One)
Mack The Knife (on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One)
They Didn’t Believe Me/Incoherent Blues (both on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One)
Things Ain’t What They Used to Be (on Dave Grusin’s Homage to Duke
Blues For Smedley (on Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One)

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