Jazz History Quiz #68

February 25th, 2015


The correct answer is Clark Terry!

 

 

“I played on almost off of her recordings, even if I had to play under the pseudonym of “Dobbie Hicks,” which I used whenever I had to avoid the repercussions of breaking the BMI and ASCAP rules. They were competitive publishing houses that required us to record with an artist unless it was someone who’d signed with their company.”

– Clark Terry, from his book Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

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Clark Terry passed away on February 21.  Click here to read his New York Times obituary

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A live performance of Dinah Washington singing “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” with trumpet solos by Clark Terry and Maynard Ferguson

Clark Terry performs on the Tonight Show

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