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OHAM: Clark Terry on Ellington

OHAM Info

Clark Terry

with Dan Friedheim

June 6, 1978

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Side a:                                                                                                            pp. 1-13

Hiring bass players--playing with Duke--living in the present--lessons in living--learning from Ellington--Ellington’s rapport with the band--Duke’s method of handling problems--drug and alcohol problems--Paul Gonsalves--Reaching the audience--Duke’s musical range--“Satin Doll”--Clark’s playing--“A Drum is a Woman”--Ellington as rehearsal conductor--writing for the players.