"Handwrought" Terry Bonnell


"Handwrought" Terry Bonnell


Re-released January 2013

Originally released in 1987, Composer and arranger Terry Bonnell had put together a stellar group to showcase his jazz compositions with Bobby Shew and Bob Summers on trumpet, Kim Richmond on alto and tenor, Steve Kaplan on keyboards, Jim Lacefield on bass and Chuck Flores on drums.

Terry had been a DownBeat Magazine Hall Of Fame Student at Berkley way back when and had the chance amongst the alumni to play with and compose for Jimmy Mosher, Richie Cole and Harvey Mason.  In the 70's Terry moved to LA and became involved in the movie industry doing music preparation forliterally 100’s of movies, television episodes and soundtracks. Recent film projects include “The Help”, “Men In Black III”, “Dark Shadows”, and “Despicable Me”.   He worked on the recently released David Foster produced Jackie Evanco album, and was involved in the Cirque Du Soleil production “Iris”, currently playing at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.  He has also performed live, on multiple occasions, at the famous jazz haven, The LIghthouse Cafe in Hermosa Beach, California.



1. Easy Does it 5:40

2. Minor Fest 5:09

3. Ballad from The Suite for Jazz Orchestra 5:06

4. Blank Blues 5:47

5. Sea and Sky 5:43

6. Crossin' Ova de Boda 7:20

7. Spring Fever 6:01

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