Terry Plumeri, American musician, conductor and composer, Died at 71


Terry Plumeri was born on November 28, 1944, and died on March 31, 2016.

He was an American musician,

Terry was known for his innovative and melodic sound on the double bass.

Plumeri was a classical composer, orchestra conductor, double bassist, lecturer, teacher, producer, and film score composer.

Terry also has played with such jazz greats as Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Quincy Jones, Frank Sinatra, Joe Williams, Les McCann, Yusef Lateef, John Abercrombie, Ralph Towner, and Woody Herman.

His most notable performances include Carnegie Hall (NYC); Royal Albert Hall (London); Odeon of Herodes Atticus (Athens), Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow), as well as the Newport, Monterey, and Montreux jazz festivals.

Terry Plumeri wrote the music to over 50 feature films including the western, Nate and the Colonel, Stephen King’s Sometimes They Come Back (film), the family film Mr. Atlas, and the award-winning crime story One False Move, which was added to The New York Times List of the 1000 Best Films Ever Made.

Plumeri’s score for One False Move was nominated for “Best Score” by the IFC Independent Spirit Awards.

Terry Plumeri also lectured on music at the Smithsonian Institution, Georgetown University, Maryland Institute College of Art and University of Southern California.

Terry Plumeri passed away at 71 yrs old.