The Clarke/Duke Project (Epic, 1981) The Clarke/Duke Project II (Epic, 1983) 3 (Epic, 1990) Live in Montreux 1988 (Jazz Door, 1993) With Fuse One. Stanley Clarke discography and songs: Music profile for Stanley Clarke, born 30 June 1951. "Song to John" by Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. 2. Stanley Clarke, Randy Brecker, Frank Morgan, Ernie Watts, Eric Gale, McCoy Tyner, Roger Kellaway, Peter Erskine - Implosions (Album) 4 versions Jazzvisions , NEC Avenue 847 144-2 Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I just bought this from Amazon having listened to Stanley Clarke since the late seventies. And it featured the sensational Sheila Escovedo - an astonishing percussiosnist and a very se*y woman as well! ), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, 2018. Shop for SCHOOL OF ROCK at Best Buy. This is mostly why I give the DVD 3 stars. Nowhere else will you ever get a sampling of different bass styles as you do on this DVD offering from the "Highlander". If you take out the ethereal orchestra tracks and the fact that a lot of the big names only play on one or two tracks (flea plays on two), there's just not a lot of content here. 6. If you're a Stanley fan, you'll probably dig this DVD. "Wild dog" by George Duke, Stanley Clarke. Stevie Wonder does a cool short version of Giant Steps. That's why I call him "The Highlander". Top subscription boxes â right to your door, Â© 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Great music, great bass players, all in all a worthwhile purchase. Genres: Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Funk, Jazz-Rock. But those same enthusiasts will also lament the fact that after the '70s, Clarke didn't play nearly enough jazz. This DVD is a landmark compilation of the best musicians and music that reminds me of some of those Montreux Jazz Festival dates (if you're a true jazz fan, you know what I'm talking about.) He is still the conssumate bass player. 1. "The floor" by Stanley Clarke. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we donât use a simple average. motion picture | Made-for-TV programme or made-for-video/DVD release. the reggae style beat he tries to place within the song, not to mention his sometimes "spastic" fills and beats. School Days is obviously one of his most well known tracks and here it gets the big treatment. There are so few video products on the guy, it's nice to see a recent one with this bass legend. He's rediculously good at piano. There are many inspired moments during the show, including Karen Briggs' expressive violin playing on the Coltrane-minded "Song to John" and Stevie Wonder's appearance on Memphis Slim's "Every Day I Have the Blues" (the DVD's only vocal offering). There's also just not as much content here as I thought there would be. In 2008 he reunited with Return to Forever for a second time, for an acclaimed tour that produced a live album and DVD. Flea and Jimmy Johnson take really nice (but short) bass solo's with good phrasing, but most of the guys just play really fast w/o much regard for the classic tune they are playing. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2007 DVD release of Night School - An Evening With Stanley Clarke & Friends on Discogs. SKU: 34507474. Pity that he couldn't get George Duke to join ( I saw them live in the days of the Clarke Duke Project) but nonetheless, the artistes on show give everything. Reviewed in the United States on October 30, 2018, Stan's the man (does anyone think otherwise? Price Match Guarantee. Release Date: 10/02/2020. From School Days to Night School, Stanley Clarke is still the master. Our dedication to excellence in academics, arts, athletics and character makes us the premiere school in the Michiana area. Stanley is playing upright bass, but it doesn't sound like he's walking through the chord changes; at least not the way Paul Chambers does on the original takes of this tune. The DVD is a good production although only in a 4:3 screen aspect and at times, the audio seemed really quite compressed, rather like the way the BBC used to treat all music (although they're better now). He does things with the bass guitar (as well as upright bass) that just blows my mind!! Not yet reviewed. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I'd wanted to see this for a while and wasn't disappointed. The song "Why Wait" listed as track 5 is nowhere to be found in the main content (though it appears in the bonus feature)....sure would have been nice to see Lenny jammin' with Stanley again! 'The Floor' and 'Big Jam' were enjoyable as well. Early in 2007, Clarke's own Roxboro Entertainment Group released a DVD entitled Night School: An Evening with Stanley Clarke and Friends (HUDV-7118) through the Heads Up International label. Other than the all star jam session at the end of the DVD, i have to say that the disk was lacking just a 'tad' more of that kinda' action. Ask serious fusion enthusiasts who jazz' most prolific electric bassists of the '70s were, and Stanley Clarke is a name that immediately comes up along with Miroslav Vitous and the late Jaco Pastorius (Clarke also has impressive acoustic bass credentials). Early in 2007, Clarke's own Roxboro Entertainment Group released a DVD entitled Night School: An Evening with Stanley Clarke and Friends (HUDV-7118) through the Heads Up International label. Each year between 16-20 high schools come to campus for our annual High School Night to recruit our students, 99% of whom enroll in college. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Stanley Clarke, Karen Briggs (Yanni's principal violinist), Bela Fleck, Stevie Wonder (playing Straight ahead jazz), Marcus Miller, Patrice Rushen, Sheila E, and a host of other notables...need I say more? You really can't appreciate the unique tone Stanley generates without hearing him live. If you are a fan of the bass guitar, you're gonna LOVE this DVD!! There are several tracks with a string orchestra doing pieces from what sounds like his movie score work. On both accoustic and electric, even surrounded by a plethoria of most of the worlds greatest bass players, his sound cuts through like a knife. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The only player in the pack I've seen live is Brian Bromberg but to see all those bass players on 'School Days' is something which I suspect won't be repeated all that often. He is the first bassist in history who doubles on acoustic and electric bass with equal ferocity and the first jazz-fusion bassist ever to headline tours, selling out shows worldwide. From the previously reviewed DVD "Stanley Clarke & Friends: Night School" to the late Joe Zawinul's "Brown Street", the new one from Candy Dulfer ("Candy Store") and now Stanley Clarke's latest album "The Toys of Men", the Heads Up record company is going from one extreme to the other. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. There can be only one. The 90-minute presentation chronicles the third annual Stanley Clarke Scholarship Concert, recorded at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA, in October 2002. Stanley's bass is mixed a bit louder than everyone elses, but I guess that OK since it's his product. He plays acoustic and electric bass tracks on this DVD. My biggest problem lies with Stanley's "staple" song....'School Days'. Artist: Night School. (By the way, where was Victor Wooten? Hence, four stars not five. I can't give this product a high enough recommendation, The only thing I didn't like was that it ended!!!!! Albums include School Days, Stanley Clarke, and Journey to Love. It's pretty wild watching Stevie Wonder jam on it. "The locks of dread" by Bela Fleck, Gerald Douglas. Stanley appears to be a very generous performer and avoided any kind of 'I'm the star' behaviour. Just for the record, I dig Stewart and the grounbreaking drumming he did with the Police, but he should have sat this one out and let the original 'SD' drummer have it....Gerry Brown. It really comes together well. Highlights as far as players goes to Sheila E. with her great drumset/timbale solo; Flea surprised me with a very melodic solo spot in 'SD', as did Billy Sheehan with his very unique, almost dissonant, approach. I've not (yet) had the pleasure of seeing Stanley Clarke live but I've been a fan since hearing the 'School Days' album when it was released all those years ago. Four-time Grammy Award Winner Stanley Clarke has attained "living legend" status during his over 40-year career as a bass virtuoso. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 21, 2014. For any fan of what used to be called, in my day, jazz rock fusion, you should buy this one. Not yet reviewed. Stanley Clarke & Friends - Night School 2002Eleven bass players!! Release Date: 04/12/2019. 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