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Time Exposure Re-Issued on CD

Stanley’s 1984 recording Time Exposure has just been re-issued with extended versions of several tracks. Funkytown Grooves is reissuing the album through license with Sony Music. The CD can be ordered here.

Stanley and Esperanza – Switzerland

Stanley with Esperanza Spalding in Switzerland.

An Evening with Stanley Clarke Presented by American Express at LA’s Grammy Museum – May 9th

The GRAMMY Museum will host an evening with Stanley featuring an in-depth discussion moderated by GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli May 9, 8:00pm. Following the interview, Stanley will answer questions from the audience, then plug in and perform a selection of songs. Doors open at 7:30 pm. American Express presale tickets are $25 andContinue Reading

TIME: Clarke,Corea, Garrett Grammys Tribute to Brubeck “A+”

Time Magazine praised Stanley, Chick Corea and Kenny Garrett, while critiquing the Grammys’ short tribute to jazz piano master Dave Brubeck, in which the trio performed, saying, “Forty-five seconds is not nearly enough time when you have this much talent on stage playing tribute to jazz great Dave Brubeck. While it’s clear that the bulkContinue Reading

Stanley’s Next Recording

Stanley is working on a classical bass CD for the Concord/Roxboro label. He’s recently been concentrating on his interpretation of “Bach’s Cello Suite.” Recording an album that goes back to his classical roots has been a long time dream. Early in his teens in Philadelphia, Stanley had instructors like Elisio Rossy and Neil Courtney whoContinue Reading

Stanley’s bass-inspired art featured on new products

Here’s a couple of great and unique gifts for any Stanley Clarke fan. Stanley created the “Four Strings” artwork now featured on new products for ACME Studios. The design was inspired by Stanley’s favorite electric and acoustic basses. Stanley’s artwork is a printed on ACME Studio’s high-quality Roller Ball Pens and premium business card holder,Continue Reading

Stanley Named Best Electric Bassist in Downbeat’s 2012 Reader’s Poll

Congratulations to Stanley for winning Best Electric Bassist in Downbeat’s 2012 Reader’s Poll. Stanley thanks all the readers who voted for him and all the nominees in the magazine’s annual poll. Read more about the poll here.      

Video: Watch an Encore Presentation of the Stanley Clarke Trio in Concert

On Saturday September 29, 2012,  BNY Mellon Jazz presented a live webcast of the Stanley Clarke Trio at The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to open its 26th season. The performance featured the trio of Stanley Clarke, drummer Ronald Bruner Jr. and 16-year old pianist Beka Gochiashvili. You can watch an encore presentation ofContinue Reading

Video: Clarke/Copeland Band:Live in Paris – Birds of Prey

Watch the Clarke/Copeland band live in Paris at Le Bataclan on July 11, 2012, with Ruslan Sirota on keyboards and Brady Cohan on guitar, performing one of Stewart Copeland’s compositions “Birds of Prey”.    

Stanley Clarke Invitation Concert Series At The Montreal Jazz Festival

Last year, Stanley was honored at the Montreal Jazz Festival with the 18th prestigious Miles Davis Award. The award is presented to tribute a great international jazz musician for the entire body of his or her work and for that musician’s influence in regenerating the jazz idiom. An add privilege of the award is hostingContinue Reading