Clark Is Coming Home!

He said, “Man! I’m so glad that Big Prez gave me a green light, and I’ll do my best to make it down the next road.” On Thursday afternoon, I met with Dr. Jacqueline Frigon who is the head doctor for the physical rehabilitation wing of the hospital where Clark has been for the past […]

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Happy New Year!

We hope that you enjoyed bringing in 2012! Our celebration included, saying prayers, reminiscing and discussing plans for the future, and listening to some great music. I told Clark some of the latest jokes that I’d heard, and we talked with friends on the phone. Most of all, he enjoyed hearing me read the latest […]

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Keep The Faith!

Last night at the hospital, Clark had two out-of-town visitors to cheer him on – Celine Peterson (Oscar Peterson’s daughter and Clark’s Goddaughter), and Josh Shpak (one of Clark’s trumpet students who is a freshman at Berklee). Celine traveled from Canada and Josh flew in from Boston. Quincy Cavers (one of Clark’s saxophone students at […]

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Important Updates About My Book

Clark, The Autobiography of Clark Terry – is being published by the University of California Press! I can’t wait to get my hands on my own copy. It was a long process (twenty years) to complete this project, but I knew that I had to stick with it until it was acceptable. Man, I have […]

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Long time coming, but it’s finally here!

My book, Clark – The Autobiography of Clark Terry is finally done! It took me more than twenty years to get it finished, and all I can say is that I’m glad that I don’t have to start trying to remember all of those facts and stories and names today. Man! Lots of people helped […]

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