American swing and bebop musician
Terry at the 1981 Monterey Jazz Festival (Photo: Brian McMillen).
|Born||December 14, 1920|
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
|Died||February 21, 2015 (aged 94)|
Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
|Genres||Jazz, swing, bebop, hard bop|
|Labels||Prestige, Pablo, Candid, Mainstream, Impulse!|
|Associated acts||Charlie Barnet, Count Basie, Bob Brookmeyer, Clifford Brown, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Milt Jackson, J.J. Johnson, Quincy Jones, Yusef Lateef, Charles Mingus, Blue Mitchell, Oliver Nelson, Oscar Peterson, Lalo Schifrin, Billy Taylor|
He played with Charlie Barnet (1947), Count Basie (1948–1951), Duke Ellington (1951–1959) and Quincy Jones (1960). Terry's career in jazz spans more than seventy years and he is one of the most recorded of jazz musicians.