Trumpeter Clark Terry has died; statement from the Recording Academy
Legendary jazz trumpeter and master of the fluglehorn, Clark Terry, has died. He was 94. Terry was a mentor to Miles Davis and played with the orchestras of Basie and Ellington and the Tonight Show Band. His wofe announced his death on his web page late on February 21; the cause of death was not disclosed although Terry was diabetic say AP. His life in music spanned over 7 decades.
Statement from The Recording Academy on the Passing of Clark Terry