Terry started performing at age 14 playing school dances, parties, and weddings. At age 15 he continued to play live at night clubs. By 18 years old, he worked 6 nights a week playing many styles of music. He has played and toured with groups such as Exposure, Suave, Andy Williams and Singers, Fabian, Wolfman Jack, Show Bands, The Drifters, and Trixx.
His recording experience includes background music for radio commercials and television, demos for composers and singers, and composing and recording for videos.