Born: December 18, 1954 Primary Instrument: Bass
STEVE CLARKE TRIO is a 3 piece Funky-Jazz-Fusion Band.
Pat Marafiote -Keys (Larry Coryell, Dave Weckl)
Steve Clarke -Bass (myspace.com/steveclarke)
Chris Stanley -Drums (George Benson, Anthony Jackson)
New CD features:Mike Stern, Chris Morrison, Authur Lipner and Johnny Durkins !!!
It is his 7th release on Hop-N-Bop Records and is being well received by fans in U.S. and Europe.
The inter play of this trio is quite noticeable, performing together the last 5 years and doing 5 European tours as a trio has paid off. The grooves and improvisations throughtout the recordings and shows flow naturally and seamlessly into and out of the compositions.
Internationally known bassist Steve Clarke has released 7 funk-Jazz CD's under own name .
Available for tours, studio & lessons. Based in Bridgeport CT, USA can travel anywhere.
Plays electric bass in most styles.
“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 Clarke has performed with the two- time Grammy nominated jazz flautist Sherry Winston, R&B innovators The Coasters, The Drifters, Mary Wells, Sam & Dave, and Ben E. King.
He has recorded 8 CD's & tours Europe with trumpeter Laco Deczi's Celula NY Band,
Toured with Chris Tolfield Blues Band, and has just performed and recorded in Romania with guitarist George Baicea. CD released 4/2005. Plays locally with Steve Clarke Band, Teresa Wright Jazz Quartet, , Walter Duda band, Off The Hook Band, and TNT Jazz Band and others.
Steve Clarke Trio is a Funky/Jazz band. We play mostly originals that are a blend of funky-soul music with jazz improvisation. Da bassist, composer and educator, mixes Jazz, Funky grooves and odd time signatures on all of there CD's
Presently bass instructor at Fairfield Guitar Center.
Adjunct Professor: Fairfield University Fairfield, CT Jan. 98- 2002
Prior Solo Releases:
New Beginnings (07Bop122) Can You Hear Me Now ? (06Bop122)
“Da Bass Is Loaded (05Bop122)
Precious Joy (04Bop122)
In The Third Lane (03Bop122),
Sweet Surroundings (02Bop122),
Hear music: CDBaby.com/steveclarketrio
Say hello: Myspace.com/steveclarke
To the world you might be one person, but to one person you just might be the world
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Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students
Teaching Electric Bass for over 15 years. Bass Instructor: Fairfield University Fairfield, CT 1995- 2002 Presently bass instructor at Fairfield Guitar Center and private studio. Lessons are only $40 per hour, paid monthly.