[JPL] Clark Terry

Lois Gilbert jazz at jazzcorner.com
Fri Dec 9 06:49:09 EST 2011


Thanks Tom. That's wonderful. You already gave it a rave from what you've
written so far. If you could kindly send to me when you're finished, we'll
put it up on Clark's site.
all best
Lois
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On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 6:39 AM, Tom Reney <tr at wfcr.org> wrote:

>
> Thanks for the update, Lois.  Let me add that Clark's autobiography has
> just been published by the Univ of California Press, and it's one of the
> best of the genre.  I'm in the midst of reviewing the book, but for now
> suffice to say it's funny (of course); beautifully-written (by Clark and
> his wife Gwen); rich with detail of sights and sounds and smells (Clark had
> a nose and a memory for everything from fragrant to funky); candid about
> himself and his colleagues; and poignant about race and the realities of
> life in the era of segregation.  His description of how Duke cajoled him
> into leaving Basie is as telling as anything you'll read about this aspect
> of the "Ellington effect."
>
> http://clarkterry.com/#/book/
>
> Tom
>
>
>
> On 12/9/2011 4:48 AM, Lois Gilbert wrote:
>
>> You might want to alert your listeners as well as celebrate Clark Terry's
>> 91st birthday (Dec 14) that Clark earlier this week had his leg amputated.
>> He is doing well, but of course, it's day by day. We try to keep you
>> updated on his blog, and hope you can mention his website and urge folks
>> to
>> sign his guestbook or blog. http://clarkterry.com
>> Thanks
>> Lois
>>
>>
>>
>> Lois Gilbert
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