Terry Silverlight Profile Photos

Terry Silverlight
and Roberta Flack

Terry Silverlight, Peabo Bryson, Roberta Flack
Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden

Terry Silverlight
with Natalie Merchant on The Rosie O'Donnell Show

Freddie Washington, Barry Eastmond, Billy Ocean, Sherrod Barnes, Terry Silverlight

Terry Silverlight
and Barry Miles

Will Lee
and Terry Silverlight
Photo courtesy of Sandrine Lee

Terry Silverlight has toured Japan's concert halls eleven times since 1996 as the drummer with The Manhattan Jazz Orchestra (MJO).
#1 big band in Japan's Swing Journal Magazine several times.

David Matthews's Manhattan Jazz Orchestra (MJO) Rehearsal at Japan's Aichi Arts Theatre

Manhattan Jazz Orchestra (MJO) 2018

Terry Silverlight
and President Ronald Reagan, January 5, 1988, when Terry played drums at the White House
with Roberta Flack for a TV show hosted by Marvin Hamlisch


Paul Shaffer, Lew Soloff, Terry Silverlight, Bill Evans
More photos from that performance

Terry Silverlight, Hank Jones, David Matthews

"Hey Terry, you sound GREAT on this!"
--Mel Torme

Sheena Easton
and Terry Silverlight

Keely Smith
and Terry Silverlight

Michael Hill, Dan Akroyd, Bettye Lavette, "Blue" Lou Marini, Nikki Armstrong, Jerry Jemmott
(rear), Hubert Sumlin, Calvin Owens, Dave Maxwell (rear), Ben Griffen, Rob Paparozzi, Terry Silverlight.

Roger Nichols
(engineer for Steely Dan), Terry Silverlight, Barry Miles, Dave Shank, Mike Migliore, John Patitucci, Tim Weston.

Terry Silverlight
and Gene McDaniels
(photo by Grace Pierce)

Robert Klein
and Terry Silverlight

Terry Silverlight, Barry Miles, Danny Gottlieb, Aaron Heick, Allan Molnar, Daren Jaime, Morris "Arnie" Lang, Will Lee, David Mann, Gordon Gottlieb, Bobby Sanabria, Trey Files, Victor Rendon, Michael Max Knobbe

Steve Lobmeier (Evans Drumheads
artist relations director)

D'Addario/Evans plant in New York.

Terry Silverlight
and Jim Chapin (drum legend)

Jim's praise for Terry's album "WILD!!"

Jim's accolade for Terry's drum instruction book "The Featured Drummer"

Terry Silverlight at Jim Chapin's memorial concert at The Hard Rock Cafe in New York 2/17/10
Photo given to Terry by Jim's son David

Here is the speech Terry Silverlight gave that evening:

Ted Brancato, Carri Coltrane, Matt Langley, Ron Carter, Terry Silverlight

Terry Silverlight and Morris "Arnie" Lang
Morris "Arnie" Lang Biography

Recording session of opening theme song for the documentary "Bronx Boys".
Power Station recording studio NYC

Danny Gold (film director/producer for Carl Reiner's "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast"), Terry Silverlight, Charlie Fox (co-composer of "Killing Me Softly With His Song"), Barry Eastmond (producer/songwriter for Billy Ocean, Freddie Jackson), Tom Barney (bassist for Miles Davis, The Lion King), Ira Siegel (guitarist for Whitney Houston, Celine Dion).

Not pictured:
Seinfeld's George Shapiro (producer), Paul Williams (co-composer), Donald Webber Jr. (lead vocalist of Broadway's Hamilton), lead vocalists of Broadway's Jersey Boys who sang background vocals.

Terry Silverlight at Olympic recording studio (Barnes, UK) playing drums on the Phil Woods album "Seven Deadly Sins".
Phil Woods Tribute

Lew Soloff, Terry Silverlight, Chuck Loeb, Mark Egan, Andy Laverne, Dave Charles

Terry Silverlight, Masaki Ueda and companion, David Matthews.
Terry's songs, co-written with Mattie Matthews "I Can't Believe She's Gone" and "The Girl In My Song" were recorded by Japanese vocalist and producer Masaki Udea on two of his albums. Masaki attended one of the performances Terry played drums on for the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra (MJO) tour of Japan in 2018, and this photo was taken backstage after the performance.

Terry Silverlight at a recording session

Melvin Sparks
and Terry Silverlight

Mark Morganelli's Jazz Forum Arts Summer Series presents The Terry Silverlight Quintet at Pierson Park in Tarrytown, NY. July 10, 2015.
Barry Eastmond, Frank Elmo, Terry Silverlight, Mark Morganelli, Wayne Batchelor, Rob Reich

Session photo from Louis Van Dijk album Nightwings recorded in Holland 1979, released on CBS Records.
L-R: producer John J. Vis , engineer, Louis Van Dijk (at piano), Terry Silverlight, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen

Ray Marchica, Terry Silverlight, Alan Schwartzberg, Mattie Matthews, Victor Lewis, Jimmy Cobb

Art D'Lugoff, Jimmy Madison, Louis Hayes, Terry Silverlight

Terry Silverlight, Chris Parker, Crusher Bennett

Hank Novak, Emile Charlap, Terry Silverlight, Gordon Gottlieb, Theodore Petrosky

Gary Fritz, Terry Silverlight, Dennis Collins

Andrew Shreve
(Paiste Cymbals), Gordon Gottlieb (percussionist), Terry Silverlight

Terry Silverlight at his 40th Princeton University reunion after having performed with:
l-r: Chad Edwards (keyboard)
(Class of '79), Alex Santos (bass) (Class of 2019), Mimi Chen (vocalist) (Class of '79), Leslie Spring (guitarist), Terry Silverlight (drums) (Class of '79), Gary King (Class of '79 president)

Terry Silverlight performing at his 30th Princeton University reunion.
l-r: Barry Miles Silverlight
(Class of '69), Simone Schloss (Class of '79), bassist Gary Mazzaroppi (no class), Terry Silverlight (Class of '79)

Terry Silverlight, Daina Shukis, Jeremy Steig, TM Stevens in NYC circa 1980

Terry Silverlight
and Marlon Graves

"Fusion" Rodriquez and Terry Silverlight

Cornelius Bumpus, Terry Silverlight, Paul Ramsey, John Simon

Ronan Tynan
(center), Terry Silverlight (far right)

Tom Hamilton, Vic Juris, Vinnie Cutro, Terry Silverlight, Rob Paparozzi, Rick Crane

Terry Silverlight
Jon Cowherd

Terry Silverlight
and Francisco Centeno

Mike Richmond, Peter Furlan, Terry Silverlight, John Hart, Vinnie Cutro

Terry Silverlight, Kermit Driscoll, Glenn Alexander

Doug Munro, Terry Silverlight, Tony Cimorosi, Charles Blenzig
Cape May Jazz Festival 1993


Harvie S
and Terry Silverlight

Terry Silverlight, Larry Ridley

Mark Sganga, Pete Levin, Nikki Armstrong, Larry d'Albero, Terry Silverlight

CREAM Tribute with Gregg Hollister-bass, Terry Silverlight-drums, Richie Ranno-guitar

with high school buddies Dan Caruso and Tim Hurley