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 John Falter's Jazz Portraits

        Clark Terry and Zoot Simms

Clark Terry
played trumpet and fluegelhorn, and performed vocals. Terry played with Lionel Hampton, Charlie Barnet, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, and Doc Severinsen.

Zoot Simms (John Haley) had an extensive solo career on tenor and soprano saxophone. Simms also worked with Benny Goodman, Woody Herman, and Gerry Mulligan.


Clark Terry and Zoot Simms

John Falter
lithograph, from the "Jazz from Life" series, 1971

In this print Falter has incorporated multiple images of Clark Terry performing, leaving the viewer with a sense of elapsed time.

Donor: Cliff's Notes, Inc.


Clark Terry

John Falter
lithograph, from the "Jazz from Life" series, 1971

Donor: John P. Falter Collection

Virtual Exhibits


Colorado Jazz Party

World's Greatest Jazz Band

   Lou Stein & Carl Fontana

   Vic Dickenson

   Ed Hubble

   Bobby Wilber & Bud Freeman

   Ralph Sutton

Jazz in Action

   Cliff Leeman

   Gus Johnson & Budd Johnson

   Willie "the Lion" Smith

   Benny Carter

   Teddy Wilson

   Dick Hyman

   John Mince

   Clark Terry & Zoot Simms

In the Studio

Pee Wee Erwin of Falls City

Odessa Jazz Party 1
Kai Winding, Milt Hinton, Bert Ellis, Ross Tompkins

   Bucky Pizzarelli

   Jack Lesberg

Odessa Jazz Party 2
Stan Wrightsman, Skeets Herfurt, "Wild Bill" Davison



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