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2011 Stanley Clarke Scholarship Finals Announced
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2011 Stanley Clarke Scholarship Finals Announced

The Stanley Clarke Foundation has announced the finalists’ concert for the 2011 Stanley Clarke Scholarship, which takes place at the Musicians Institute concert hall in Hollywood California. The event, set for January 8, awards a $12,000 scholarship to the top two Los Angeles high school performers, as deemed by Clarke a panel of music industry judges. An onstage jam session...

Stanley Clarke Signs With Ampeg
Bass Gear

Stanley Clarke Signs With Ampeg

Bass pioneer Stanley Clarke has become the newest Ampeg endorsing artist, the bass amp company states on their website. During most of his touring through 2010, Clarke used a Pro Neo rig as well as an SVT rig consisting of a SVT-2 Pro with a SVT 410HLF cab. According to the gear page on his website, he had previous played...

Stanley Clarke’s Record Label Debuts New Releases
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Stanley Clarke’s Record Label Debuts New Releases

Bass legend Stanley Clarke has started a new role in the music industry as his record label, Roxboro Entertainment Group, unveiled its first two releases this month. Guitarist Lloyd Gregory’s self-titled CD and multi-instrumentalist Kennard Ramsey’s Somos are available now for download from Amazon, with physical copies coming later this month. Though grounded in jazz, the label’s musicians come from...

Grammy Nominations 2011: The Bass List
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Grammy Nominations 2011: The Bass List

The 53rd Annual Grammy Award Nominations are in, and once again it’s been a good year for bassists. Some notable bassists have hit it big this year, including Esperanza Spalding, who is up for Best New Artist, and bass legend Stanley Clarke, whose latest release has garnered him two nominations. This is a historic year for the Grammy Awards, as...

The Funky Bass Book
New Albums

The Funky Bass Book

Backbeat Books has released The Funky Bass Book, compiled and edited by former Bass Player magazine editor Bill Leigh. The 256 page book offers a huge collection of “funked-up wisdom and inspiration”, tracing back to the pioneers of R&B, soul and funk, to the latest hop-hop, neo-soul and Gospel. The book’s forward is by Bootsy Collins. The Funky Bass Book‘s...

Stanley Clarke: School Days (1990)
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke: School Days (1990)

Here’s a live Montreux Jazz Festival of Stanley Clarke‘s “School Days”, performance by Clarke and George Duke. The video gives you a close up look at Clarke’s Alembic bass (and playing!)

Innerviews: Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten and 22 Others Share Insights on Life as Musician
New Albums

Innerviews: Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten and 22 Others Share Insights on Life as Musician

Journalist Anil Prasad has a new book out, featuring contributions from 24 musicians from jazz, rock, world music, hip-hop and electronica. Innerviews: Music Without Borders features essays by each musician, who share their thoughts on the creative process, their careers and goals, conflicts, collaborations and the realities of the music business today. Musicians include Stanley Clarke, Jonas Hellborg, Victor Wooten,...

Stanley Clarke: Born in the U.S.A. (1985)
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke: Born in the U.S.A. (1985)

How times have changed! Here’s a 1985 video for Stanley Clarke‘s version of the Bruce Springsteen hit, “Born in the U.S.A.” The track was on Clarke’s Find Out! album. (I have this on vinyl, if anyone wants to borrow it).

Stanley Clarke: Hot Fun (1977)
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke: Hot Fun (1977)

Oh yeah! Some vintage Stanley Clarke for you today, from a 1977 performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Hot Fun!

Doug Webb Releases “Midnight”, with Stanley Clarke
New Albums

Doug Webb Releases “Midnight”, with Stanley Clarke

Saxophonist Doug Webb has released his latest, Midnight, with an all-star supporting cast including Stanley Clarke on bass, Larry Goldings on piano and Gerry Gibbs on drums. Webb’s career includes over 500 recordings and he’s played with Brian Bromberg, Horace Silver, Freddie Hubbard, Quincy Jones and countless others. He’s also recorded for hundreds of movies and TV shows, including fifteen...

Concerts & Tours

Stanley Clarke Band Tour Update

Stanley Clarke‘s tour in support of his latest album, The Stanley Clarke Band, just wrapped up in North America and continues with stops in Russia, Turkey, Belgium, Holland, Czech Republic, England, Italy, France and Spain. The tour returns to the US in August. Don’t miss the Heads Up/No Treble contest: 10 lucky winners will receive a copy of The Stanley...

Contest

Win a Signed Copy of Stanley Clarke’s New CD

Heads Up International and No Treble are giving away signed copies of Stanley Clarke‘s latest, The Stanley Clarke Band! Ten lucky winners will receive a copy of The Stanley Clarke Band, signed by Stanley himself. Five runners-up will receive a No Treble t-shirt. Winners will be announced here on No Treble on July 15, 2010. Enter here, and good luck!