Clark Terry (album)

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Clark Terry
Studio album by Clark Terry
Released 1955
Recorded January 3 & 4, 1955
Fine Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:40
Label EmArcy
MG 36007
Clark Terry chronology
Clark Terry
(1955)
Serenade to a Bus Seat
(1957)

Clark Terry (also released as Introducing Clark Terry and Swahili) is the debut album by American jazz trumpeter Clark Terry featuring tracks recorded in early 1955 and released on the EmArcy label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "There are no losers in this swinging meeting".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Clark Terry except as indicated

  1. "Swahili" (Quincy Jones) - 6:07
  2. "Double Play" (Jones) - 3:33
  3. "Slow Boat" - 4:28
  4. "Co-Op" (Terry, Rick Henderson) - 3:45
  5. "Kitten" - 5:35
  6. "The Countless" (Freddie Green, Terry) - 6:42
  7. "Tuma" (Jones) - 3:06
  8. "Chuckles" - 4:19
  • Recorded at Fine Sound Studios, New York City on January 3 (tracks 1-4) and January 4 (tracks 5-8), 1955

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EmArcy Records discography accessed September 27, 2012
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed September 27, 2012