Stanley Clarke

Five bass legends on laying down the low-end

Matthew Garrison Stu Hamm Billy Sheehan Jason Newsted Stanley Clarke
Billy Sheehan, Jason Newsted and Stanley Clarke, among others, share their thoughts on playing in the pocket.

Stanley Clarke Interview: School Days Revisited for Bass Legend

This interview was first published in 2014. “School Days” has come full circle for Stanley Clarke. The 1976 jazz rock hit long ago made the celebrated bassist a household name, this even after an already productive and successful stint in Return to Forever, the pioneering jazz fusion group he had put together with Chick Corea in 1972. With his brand new...