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Downbeat Magazine Award

  Congratulations for winning the Downbeat’s Critic’s Poll for Electric Bass! Click here to read the full Downbeat Article.     Continue Reading

Stanley Clarke Invited into The Academy

We’re please to announce film composer Stanley Clarke’s invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. This year only 271 artists and executives were extended invitations to the elite 6,417 membership. All have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. “This year’s class of invitees represents some of the most… Continue Reading


“Seven years ago, my partner/husband, Mark McClafferty and I were discussing the various writers, musicians, painters, sculptors who had influenced our lives and I told him about the Vigeland Park story.  He insisted I dust it off.  With his urging, I wrote the musical Artland. With my first draft in hand, Mark then took me to see… Continue Reading

George Duke Tribute Album

  Stanley has been working on an album with Al Jarreau and many other artists as a tribute to the great George Duke. George’s music and spirit was, and will remain, loved all over the world. Click here to watch a video of Al and Stanley talking about their memories of George, what you can expect from… Continue Reading

Webcast Hangout

Ever wanted to talk face to face with your favorite bass player? Now is your chance. On Monday May 19th at one o’ clock we will post a link to a live Ustream where you can chat with Stanley about whatever comes to mind. Stay tuned and join our conversation!   Continue Reading

Stanley on Detroit International Jazz Magazine’s Cover

This month on Detroit International Jazz Magazine’s cover you can find Mr. Stanley Clarke! To accompany this article there is a video interview where he discusses what the modern music industry is like, what defines jazz, his relationship with George Duke, and why he’s revisiting School Days thirty eight years later. Click here to watch the… Continue Reading

Our Ears Are Open

Stanley loves each and every one of his fans because you have all influenced him greatly. He wants to connect with you and for you to feel connected to his journey as he continues to grow and expand musically. Our job here on the Stanley Clarke Web Team is to use this forum in a… Continue Reading

Win A Chance to See Stanley Clarke and Friends at the Blue Note

Want to see Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, and Ruslan Sirota play the iconic Blue Note New York venue for free next week? We have a once in a lifetime offer happening right now! Wednesday night (April 16th) we are choosing three winners to receive a free pair of tickets for this show. To enter this… Continue Reading

Lenny White and Stanley Clarke Since the beginning of time, drummers and bassists have had a special bond. You can see this affinity in the way that Stanley Clarke and Lenny White play together creating a power house rhythm section no matter who they’re playing with whether it be Joe Henderson, Return to Forever, or in their own duo.… Continue Reading