Monday, May 26, 2008

STANLEY CLARKE

www.stanleyclarke.com
Wikipedia


Image from www.jazzreview.com

Though Stanley Clarke is not one of my favorites (you know, its all about a personal preference in style), I would be remiss not to mention Stanley Clarke who is another big name, famous for his guitar and bass playing. The man is great! He is the first bassist to headline tours and sellout concerts worldwide. He is also known for his television and movie scores for Pee-Wee's Playhouse, A Man Called Hawk, Boyz In The Hood, What's Love Got To Do With it, Poetic Justic and a several more hits.



4 comments:

Amy Saad said...

Good Afternoon!

My name is Amy Saad, I work with the band Return to Forever. Among other things, I help to run the band’s official website, Return2Forever.com. As you’ve probably heard, Return to Forever is touring together for the first time in 25 years. The reviews have been incredibly positive and fans have been amazed by the power of a Return to Forever performance. In case you aren’t familiar with RTF (although i've noticed a few things on your blog about them!), they are considered by most to be the most influential Jazz Fusion band of all time. The band members (Chick Corea, Al Di Meola, Stanley Clarke, and Lenny White) are some of the greatest living jazz musicians on the planet.

I’ve been reading your blog and I think that it would be a great place to talk about an upcoming tour and upcoming contest we are having. Return To Forever are going to be on tour through mid-august, and to celebrate guitarit Al Di Meola’s birthday we are holding an Al Di Meola Birthday Trivia Challenge where the winner will receive an Official Al Di Meola Prize Pack which consists of a few autographed items ( Next week we will be doing the same for Stanley Clarke's birthday as well). I would appreciate it if you would be willing to mention this tour and/or contest in your blog and perhaps provide a link over to the site. If there are any pictures or information I can provide you with, whether it be about the contest or the Return to Forever tour, please do not hesitate to ask.

Thanks so much,

Amy Saad

2sweetnsaxy said...

Amy Saad - Thanks for the info. I wish I'd read the comment sooner but if it's not too late I will definitely add some info about the tour!

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