Legendary jazz musician Clark Terry dead at 94
NEW YORK (AP) - Legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, who mentored Miles Davis and Quincy Jones and played in the orchestras of both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on "The Tonight Show," has died. He was 94.
Terry's wife announced his death on his website late Saturday night. Gwen Terry's statement did not provide further details, and she did not immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press.
"Our beloved Clark Terry has joined the big band in heaven where he'll be singing and playing with the angels," Gwen Terry wrote on the musician's official Facebook page.
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