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Catalina

Two weeks ago Stanley played six sensational shows with Beka Gochiashvili, Mike Mitchell, and The Harlem String Quartet at The Catalina in Los Angeles. This team of musicians allowed Stanley the musical freedom on the acoustic bass to express his classical roots as well the jazz artistry we all know and love. For more about…Continue Reading

Best Man Holiday

Stanley Clarke Pens Music Score For This Weekend’s Hit Movie, The Best Man Holiday Film Composer and legendary jazzman Stanley Clarke wrote the musical score for the hit Universal film, The Best Man Holiday. Immediately jumping to #2 in film revenues for its opening weekend, the film was released nationally November 15. For the full story, go here….Continue Reading

George

Many of us have come together in thought and in spirit because of George’s passing….. George Duke’s life is to be celebrated because his life was about achievement, discipline, structure, focus, love and extreme ability. George lived life “STRONG’. He lived the life of 30 musicians. He attacked life as much as life attacked him.…Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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

m4s0n501 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…Continue 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 who…Continue 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