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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

The Clarke/Copeland Band Touring Europe This Summer

Stanley and drummer Stewart Copeland ( The Police and Animal Logic) are readying to sweep across Europe with a high-powered brand of music that blends rock, jazz, fusion and everything in between.  The Clarke/Copeland Band features an exciting lineup of talents, which includes Alex Han on saxophones, Ruslan Sirota on keys and Brady Cohan onContinue Reading

Stanley Clarke – The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection – Now Available

Epic recently released Stanley Clarke – The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection. Stanley’s most famous and best-selling albums recorded for Nemperor/Epic between 1974 and 1979 are included in this collection. All of these albums were either Top 50 or Top 100 Billboard Pop Albums, and all were Top 5 Billboard Jazz Albums.  The package features  rareContinue Reading

Clarke Duke 4 Begins June 16th with Bring It Tour

Stanley and George are hitting the road again with Clarke-Duke, kicking off in Minneapolis on June 16th. To learn more, check out ClarkeDuke.com