Stanley Clarke

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by Stanley Clarke

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30 June 1951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Clarke started on violin then transferred to cello, double bass and finally the bass guitar. After formal training at school and at the Philadelphia Musical Academy, his first experience was in funk outfits; he then got a taste for playing jazz working with Horace Silver for six months in 1970. He played with tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson and with Pharoah Sanders on the latter’s Black Unity. A spell with Chick Corea and his Return To... Read more

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jazz
bass
fusion
jazz fusion
funk
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