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Clark Terry and Gwen Terry

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780520268463

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520268463.001.0001

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Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton

Chapter:
21. Lionel Hampton
Source:
Clark
Author(s):

Gwen Terry

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0021

This chapter describes Clark Terry's journey with Lionel Hampton's, or Hamp as he was fondly called, band and beyond. After playing for Hamp's band, Clark knew that that was what he wanted. It fulfilled his desire of playing for a band as well as gave him good money. The experience was all about play, pack, and travel. After some gigs and a fruitful experience with Hamp, Clark decided to leave George Hudson's band and join Hamp permanently. George Hudson respected his decision to move on and Clark left on good terms with George and his band. It was a huge disappointment for Hamp did not turn up to receive him as a part of his band as was agreed.

Keywords:   Lionel Hampton, George Hudson, Clark Terry, band

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