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Stanley Clarke Announces World Tour Dates with New Band, 4Ever
Concerts & Tours

Stanley Clarke Announces World Tour Dates with New Band, 4Ever

Last year, bass icon Stanley Clarke unveiled his latest band, called 4Ever. Now the “School Days” virtuoso has shared a set of dates for 2023 that will take the fledgling group around the world.

Stanley Clarke, Stewart Copeland, and Deborah Holland Reunite as Animal Logic
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Stanley Clarke, Stewart Copeland, and Deborah Holland Reunite as Animal Logic

Stanley Clarke, Stewart Copeland, and Deborah Holland have reunited as Animal Logic to announce two brand new singles that will be released in November. The songs will be the supergroup’s first releases in 31 years.

Stanley Clarke: Montreux Jazz Festival 1977
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke: Montreux Jazz Festival 1977

I’ve always enjoyed the videos I’ve seen of Stanley Clarke’s 1977 Montreux Jazz Festival performance. SourceCodeX shared this newly remastered video of songs from the performance, and it has never been better. Enjoy the next 17+ minutes.

Stanley Clarke with Cory Henry: Goodbye Porkpie Hat
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke with Cory Henry: Goodbye Porkpie Hat

Stanley Clarke joined Cory Henry at the Blue Note NYC on May 7th, and this happened. Check out their incredible performance of the Charles Mingus tune, “Goodbye Porkpie Hat.”

The Manhattan Project: Nefertiti
Bass Videos

The Manhattan Project: Nefertiti

In 1990, Wayne Shorter, Michel Petrucciani, Gil Goldstein, Pete Levin, Stanley Clarke, and Lenny White joined forces to release “The Manhattan Project”. Here’s a great video of the band performing Shorter’s “Nefertiti”.

Stanley Clarke: Bass Solo (1972)
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke: Bass Solo (1972)

No Treble reader Zvonimir Bucevic sent us this video, and it is incredible. Check out this Stanley Clarke solo during a Return to Forever concert in 1972. Legend!

Clarke, Miller, and Wooten Reunite for Bass/Nature – Europe
Events

Clarke, Miller, and Wooten Reunite for Bass/Nature – Europe

Victor Wooten has been continuing his Bass and Nature camps this year in a virtual setting. He also dropped the bombshell that the event will bring S.M.V. – the bass hero trio of Wooten, Stanley Clarke, and Marcus Miller – back together.

Stanley Clarke Named 2022 NEA Jazz Master
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Stanley Clarke Named 2022 NEA Jazz Master

Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts pays tribute the legends of jazz, and they’ve just announced the 2022 NEA Jazz Master honorees. One of the recipients of the award is bassist Stanley Clarke.

Stanley Clarke’s Bass Nation – Episode 3: The Electric Bass Part 1
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke’s Bass Nation – Episode 3: The Electric Bass Part 1

The Legend, Stanley Clarke, is back with episode 3 of his “Bass Nation” Series. In this episode, there is some great history regarding the electric bass. There is also an interview section with Jack Casady and others.

Stanley Clarke and Gregory Hines: Arsenio Hall Show Performance
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke and Gregory Hines: Arsenio Hall Show Performance

Here is one of my favorite videos ever, and I’m thrilled to share this piece of sweet nostalgia! In this classic clip from 1989, Stanley Clarke is seen here with Gregory Hines, on the Arsenio Hall Show.

Stanley Clarke’s Bass Nation: Finding My Sound
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke’s Bass Nation: Finding My Sound

In episode two of his new YouTube show, Bass Nation, bass legend Stanley Clarke talks about a question he gets from students of all levels: How do I find my sound? Verdine White and Thundercat joins him in the discussion.

Stanley Clarke Announces “Bass Nation” Web Series
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Stanley Clarke Announces “Bass Nation” Web Series

As an icon and pioneer of the bass, Stanley Clarke has one of the deepest wells of knowledge on the instrument. Now he’ll be sharing his insight with a new online series for bassists.