Trumpeter Clark Terry Shares Jazz Memories

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Clark Terry

Clark Terry, backstage at the Jazz Gallery in New York City. NPR hide caption

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Jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, 83, was a mentor to Miles Davis and performed with Count Basie and Duke Ellington. He recently donated his archive of memorabilia to William Paterson University in New Jersey. NPR's Jacki Lyden interviews Terry just before he takes the stage at New York's Jazz Gallery.



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