The Clark Terry Five


Memories Of Duke

  • Release Date: 29 Nov 1990
  • OJCCD-604-2

Unlike many musicians who became stars in the Duke Ellington orchestra, Clark Terry became an even more commanding presence in the jazz world following his near-decade with the Duke. His Ellington memories are notable for a quintet that features Jos Pass's eloquent guitar in place of a second horn, and a program including as many uncommon tune choices as familiar warhorses. Among the highlights are "Echoes of Harlem," with Terry growling in the manner of the trumpeter first featured… MORE


Who is the only musician in history to have played with a Count (Basie), a Duke (Ellington), a Doc (Severinsen, in the Tonight Show band), a Monk… More