Stanley Clarke

    Stanley Clarke

    • Stanley Clarke
    Stanley Clarke

    Stanley Clarke

    • Stanley Clarke

    Stanley Clarke

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    Barbershop: The Next Cut (Original Score Soundtrack)

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    Quiet AfternoonStanley Clarke
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    Lisa (Album Version)Stanley Clarke
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    'Bout the Bass (Album Version)Stanley Clarke
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        A brilliant player on both acoustic and electric basses, Stanley Clarke has spent much of his career outside of jazz, although he has the ability to play jazz with the very best. He played accordion as a youth, switching to violin and cello before settling on bass. He worked with R&B and rock bands in high school, but after moving to New York he worked with Pharoah Sanders in the early '70s. Other early gigs were with Gil Evans, Mel Lewis, Horace Silver, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon... Read more

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