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About Steve Clarke

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STEVE CLARKE TRIO + is a 3 piece Funky-Fusion-Jam Band band.
Pat Marafiote -Keys (Larry Coryell, Dave Weckl)
Steve Clarke -Bass (myspace.com/steveclarke)
Chris Stanley -Drums (George Benson, Anthony Jackson)

We play mostly originals that are a blend of a Funk-Fusion-Jazz Improvisation.
Da bassist, composer and educator, mixes Funky grooves wit Jazz improvisation on his last recording “Can U Hear Me Now ?”. It was his 6th release on Hop-N-Bop Records and is being well received by fans in U.S. and Europe.

“Clarke's free-flowing compositions showcase plenty of fusion chops, but his rich tone and spaced-filled lines steal the show" ...Gregory Isola, BASS PLAYER MAGAZINE.

Steve has performed with the two- time Grammy nominated jazz flautist Sherry Winston, R&B innovators The Coasters, The Drifters, Mary Wells, Sam & Dave.
He has recorded 8 CD's with trumpeter Laco Deczi's Celula NY Band, as well as toured Czech Republic & Slovakia. With Chris Tolfield Blues Band he toured in Bulgaria and Romania, and has performed and recorded in Romania with guitarist George Baicea.
Plays locally with Steve Clarke Band, Rambuction, Teresa Wright Jazz Quartet,
Off The Hook Band, and TNT Jazz Band and many others.

Internationally known bassist is available for tours, studio & lessons.

Prior Solo Releases:
"Can You Hear Me Now ?" (06Bop122)
“Da Bass Is Loaded (05Bop122)
"Precious Joy" (04Bop122)
"In The Third Lane" (03Bop122),
"Sweet Surroundings" (02Bop122),
"Kickin'It (01Bop122

Hear music: CDBaby.com/all/clarkes

Steve Clarke joined the JazzTimes community on Jan 10, 2010