Tony Terran

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Terran in the 1970s

Anthony "Tony" Terran (May 30, 1926 – March 20, 2017) was an American trumpet player and session musician. He was part of The Wrecking Crew, which was a group of session musicians in Los Angeles, California. They earned wide acclaim in the 1960s. The Wrecking Crew[1] was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame on November 26, 2007.

A very well known trumpeter in Los Angeles, Terran worked with The Baja Marimba Band, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Bee Gees, Ray Charles, Chicago, Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Bob Dylan,[2] Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Bob Hope, Michael Jackson, Eartha Kitt, Peggy Lee,[3] Madonna,[4] Dean Martin,[5] Elvis Presley,[6] Bonnie Raitt,[7] Linda Ronstadt,[8] Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, The Tijuana Brass, and Tom Waits.

Terran was born in Buffalo, New York. He died in Los Angeles on March 20, 2017, aged 90.

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  1. Tony Terran, Listed in Credits under Horns as Wrecking Crew Member:. "Wrecking Crew Documentary Film". The Wrecking Crew Documentary Film. Producer Denny Tedesco. Retrieved July 1, 2008.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
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