Jazz on the Move: The Life and Music of Clark Terry with Rod McGaha

Clark Terry, renowned as one of the most exceptional jazz musicians in history, showcased his versatility across various musical domains. From his contributions in the trumpet sections of the Basie and Ellington bands to his studio orchestra engagements and standout performances as a featured soloist in small ensembles, Terry’s prowess knew no bounds. Moreover, he left an indelible mark as a distinguished composer and educator.

We are privileged to welcome trumpeter Rod McGaha, a direct student and protégé of Clark Terry, to illuminate the life and music of this jazz legend at our upcoming Jazz On The Move event. McGaha, an accomplished artist in his own right, boasts collaborations with esteemed acts such as Take 6 and Max Roach, in addition to numerous recordings as a leader.

Join us for this captivating showcase at the Frist Art Museum on Sunday, May 5th, at 3 PM.