STEVE CLARKE TRIO is a 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 Sparkle 2016 features the Bass www.CDBaby.com/cd/steveclarke8
Prior CD New Beginnings features:Mike Stern, Chris Morrison, Authur Lipner and Johnny Durkins !!!
Sparkle is his 8th 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, Marion Meadows, TomBrown, Victor Fields 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.