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Allman Brothers joined by Stanley Clarke for “Beacon Box”

The Allman Brothers celebrated their 40th anniversary in March by performing 15 sold out shows at the Beacon Theater in New York City. As part of the celebration, the band invited several musicians to join them, including bassists Stanley Clarke and Phil Lesh. All 15 performances were recorded and will soon be released as “Beacon Box”, dedicated to the band’s...

Concerts & Tours

SMV: Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, and Victor Wooten tour updates

Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten are back on tour, supporting their release, Thunder: Jun 7: Capital Jazz Festival in Columbia, MD Jun 8: Carolina Theater in Durham, NC Jun 11: House of Blues in Boston, MA Jun 12: Nokia Theatre in New York, NY Jun 13: Eastman Theatre in Rochester, NY Jun 26: Ottawa Jazz Festival in Ottawa,...

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Return to Forever: Live at Montreux 2008 DVD [new release]

In the wake of their incredible successful live CD set, Return to Forever will release a DVD of their live set at Montreux, 2008, on May 12th. This is a very special film, which caught one of the first nights that bassist Stanley Clarke, keyboardist Chick Corea, guitarist Al Di Meola, and drummer Lenny White played together in close to...

Events

Monterey Jazz Festival to feature Stanley Clarke and Esperanza Spalding

The schedule for the 52nd annual Monterey Jazz Festival is set, with performances by Stanley Clarke and bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding announced. The festival will be held from September 18-20, 2009 at the Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, California For more information and tickets, call 925-275-9255 or visit the festival’s web site.

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SMV to tour again

We’ve been hearing rumors about a new tour by Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten, collectively known as S.M.V. Looks like it is the real deal, as the 17th Annual Capital Jazz Festival in Columbia, MD has announced the group will be performing during the upcoming 3 day festival, June 5-7. Here’s a great video featuring the three in...

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Dr. Stanley Clarke

Musicians Institute in Los Angeles awarded Stanley Clarke an honorary Doctor of Music degree during MI’s commencement ceremony on March 21st. Beth Marlis, VP of Education for MI, shares “Stanley Clarke embodies the true value of education and the duty of an artist to mentor and give back to the next generation. He has selflessly and generously created opportunities for...

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Stanley Clarke records new acoustic trio album

JazzTimes is reporting that Stanley Clarke is releasing his first-ever acoustic jazz trio recording. The trio consists of Clarke, Hiromi Uehara on piano and fellow Return To Forever member Lenny White on drums. The album, Jazz in the Garden is set to release May 12th by Heads Up International, and is available for pre-order now. Clarke shares his thoughts behind...

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Return to Forever: Returns

Return to Forever, the jazz fusion super group featuring Stanley Clarke on bass, Chick Corea on keyboards, Al Di Meola on guitar and Lenny White on drums, has released a live album, Returns. The 2-disc CD release was recorded during their first tour in 25 years reunion tour, at the Ottawa International Jazz Festival. Disc 1: Opening Prayer Hymn Of...

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It’s Official: Victor Wooten Jumps to Hartke

We first caught this on the back of Bass Player magazine: “Please welcome, Mr. Victor Wooten”. Victor Wooten is the latest endorser of Hartke. Wooten used Hartke’s HyDrive cabinets and LH1000 amps during the SMV tour (with Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller), and is now using them on the Béla Fleck and Flecktones tour. Wooten explains: “There are plenty of...

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Wayne Shorter concert DVD features 3 legendary bassists

Wayne Shorter’s performance at the 1996 Montreux Jazz Festival is now available on DVD. Bassist and formerly Shorter’s Weather Report band mate Alphonso Johnson, Stanley Clarke and Ron Carter all make appearances on the DVD, which includes bonus footage from both the 1991 and 1992 Montreux performances. The complete line-up for the 1996 show: Wayne Shorter (saxophones) James Beard (keyboards)...

Concerts & Tours

Stanley Clarke tour dates

Stanley Clarke has announced a few tour dates for 2009: Jan 15: Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, CA (Ticketmaster) Jan 16-17: Anthology in San Diego, CA Apr 24: Denton, TX (Venue TBA) Apr 26: Austin, TX (Venue TBA)

News

Basslines for October 10, 2008

Billboard.com interviewed Yes bassist Chris Squire on the band’s tour, including their decision to go ahead without frontman Jon Anderson. Oakland Park, Florida’s Oktoberfest was the first event to be held in the new Jaco Pastorius Park. An event for Emment Chapman’s Chapman Stick, popularized by Tony Levin and others, is taking place Oct 10 – 12 in Santa Cruz,...