Latest Stanley Clarke Stories

2014-03-31 23:33:37

On Saturday, May 3 at 8 PM, some of the brightest new stars from all over the globe will appear onstage at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at the Made In NY Jazz Gala Concert. Not only that, but they'll be joined by jazz legends, making for a pretty unprecedented jazz experience. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The concert will introduce one of jazz's brightest new stars in the making – Italy's Anita Vitale, who wowed the judges at the first annual Made in New...

2011-05-26 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the first four artists to be featured in The Complete Albums Collection, a new product line for serious music fans and enthusiasts, available exclusively through PopMarket.com beginning Tuesday, May 24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Launching with comprehensive boxed sets of original album catalogs by The Byrds, Sam Cooke, Stan Getz and...

2008-09-28 21:00:23

By Aref Omar LEGENDARY bassists stanley clarke, marcus miller and Victor Wooten perform together in singapore. The heavens split and a whole lot of thunder ensues, AREF OMAR writes. When three of the best bass players in the world get together onstage to perform, you can best expect a memorable experience of aural pyrotechnics. And that's exactly what the enthusiastic audience that jam- packed the 2000-seater Theatre in Singapore's bay side Esplanade got. After all, Stanley Clarke,...

2008-07-01 06:00:31

By Greg Haymes, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 1--SARATOGA SPRINGS -- No question about it, Return to Forever was the main attraction at the 31st annual Freihofer's Jazz Festival at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Saturday. RTF was one the pioneers of fusion jazz back in the '70s, and the quartet's reunion at SPAC for their only U.S. festival performance was the big draw of day one at the fest. Keyboardist Chick Corea, bassist Stanley Clarke, drummer Lenny White and guitarist Al Di...

2008-06-26 06:02:44

By Steve Jones For years, it seemed that Return to Forever would never come back. The supergroup that helped pioneer the revolutionary jazz fusion genre in the '70s has reunited for the first time in 25 years for a 50-city tour of the USA and Europe. Pianist Chick Corea, bassist Stanley Clarke, drummer Lenny White and guitarist Al Di Meola have already received rave reviews for early dates. The tour's start coincided with last month's release of Return to Forever: The Anthology, a...

2008-06-24 09:02:54

Why has it taken, um, forever, for jazz-rock fusion masters Return to Forever to reunite? It's been 25 years _ which is like forever in the music business _ since the classic 1970s RTF lineup of pianist Chick Corea, bassist Stanley Clarke, drummer Lenny White and guitarist Al Di Meola toured together. It's not like they haven't thought about it. "It's been simmering there for years and years," leader Corea said recently. "When I talk to the guys, we reminisce and say, 'Let's do it again.'...

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