The Happy Horns of Clark Terry

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The Happy Horns of Clark Terry
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Studio album by Clark Terry
Released 1964
Recorded March 13, 1964
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 39:09
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Clark Terry chronology
Oscar Peterson Trio + One
The Happy Horns of Clark Terry
Live 1964

The Happy Horns of Clark Terry is an album by American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player Clark Terry featuring performances recorded in March 1964 for the Impulse! label.[1] Reissued in 2012 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Impulse! Records, it resurfaced with Terry's only other record for the label as a solo leader, It's What's Happenin'.[2]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "This all-star CD has plenty of memorable moments... The lively music is quite enjoyable".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rockin' in Rhythm" (Harry Carney, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 4:39
  2. "In a Mist" (Bix Beiderbecke) - 4:08
  3. "Return to Swahili" (Clark Terry) - 3:04
  4. "Ellington Rides Again: a. Don't Get Around Much Anymore; b. Perdido; c. I'm Beginning to See the Light" (a. Ellington,[4] b. Juan Tizol, c. Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Harry James, Don George) - 2:56
  5. "Impulsive" (Hodges) - 4:40
  6. "Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me (Ellington, Bob Russell) - 3:37
  7. "Jazz Conversations" (Buck Clayton, Bob Hammer) - 4:29
  8. "High Towers" (Henri Woode) - 3:48
  9. "Hammerhead Waltz" (Hammer) - 2:48
  • Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on March 13, 1964



  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 21, 2011
  2. ^ Impulse! 2-on-1 accessed August 30, 2014
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 21, 2011
  4. ^ The 1994 MCA/GRP re-issue of the album credits Ruseel-Ellington