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'Chef' wins audience award at Tribeca Film Festival

'Chef' wins audience award at Tribeca Film Festival

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Jon Favreau to donate Tribeca Film Festival cash prize to New York City food charity.
Danielle Haynes

Jazz entrepreneur Butterfield dead at 83

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Tuba player Don Butterfield, who helped revolutionize his instrument's role in jazz, has died in New Jersey at the age of 83.

Peter Jennings remembered in N.Y.

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The late ABC news anchor Peter Jennings was remembered Tuesday in a musical memorial packed with friends and fans at New York's Carnegie Hall.

Grammy salute to jazz is scheduled

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences will honor two jazz greats Wednesday night during a new lifetime achievement Grammy event.

New CD set features 23 NEA Jazz Masters

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Verve Records has released a special compilation CD in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Arts' expansion of its NEA Jazz Masters program.

New indie label focuses on Latin/jazz

MILLWOOD, N.Y., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A new independent record label opening its doors this year will focus on new and veteran artists, primarily from the Big Apple's Latin jazz scene.

Jazz Nativity reaches out beyond Big Apple

TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- "Bending Towards the Light - a Jazz Nativity," a fixture for several years on the New York jazz scene, moves this December to Trenton's Patriots Theater.

A trumpet fanfare awaits reopening of Arms

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Numerous jazz trumpeters will ring in the Oct. 15 museum opening at the simple home where Louis Armstrong lived from 1943 until his death in 1971.

A trumpet fanfare to reopen Satchmo house

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Numerous jazz trumpeters will ring in the October 15 museum opening at the simple New York home where Louis Armstrong lived from 1943 until his death in 1971. The city will close off the working-class residential street for most of the day for a celebrati

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Jazz isn't getting any younger; neither are its master musicians. The music, though, is a necessity and in some cases seems to be an energizer.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Firefighters return after flag dispute

MIAMI, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Three firefighters placed on leave with pay for allegedly refusing to answer a call because their truck was flying an American flag have been cleared of those a
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Clark Terry
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Clark Terry (born December 14, 1920), is an American swing and bop trumpeter, a pioneer of the fluegelhorn in jazz, educator, and NEA Jazz Masters inductee.

He played with Charlie Barnet (1947), Count Basie (1948 to 1951), Duke Ellington (1951 to 1959), and Quincy Jones (1960). He has also performed and recorded regularly both as a leader and sideman. In all, his career in jazz spans more than sixty years.

Clark Terry was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Vashon High School there and began his professional career in the early 1940s by playing in local clubs before joining a Navy band during World War II.

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