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Top Ten African American Jazz Saxophonists

In this hour-long presentation/performance Jim Clark presents his personal "top ten" list of most influential African American jazz saxophonists. He'll speak about their background, defining elements of their style, and perform songs associated with each artist, incorporating some of their stylistic elements in his playing. Artists on his list include Sidney Bechet, [...]

By |2019-02-05T21:00:20+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Top Ten African American Jazz Saxophonists|0 Comments

Evolution of the Saxophone

Adolphe Sax, inventor of the saxophone, could have no idea of the profound and unexpected ways his creation would influence the music world. In this hour-long program, we explore Adolph Sax’s invention from its inception until today, in a variety of the musical settings in which it has been featured. We will also [...]

By |2019-01-10T16:14:05+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Evolution of the Saxophone|0 Comments

Jim Clark releases album “Old as New – Songs from the Imaginary Great American Songbook”. Meet the Composer – Sat. Oct. 8, 3pm Norwalk Library

I am very happy to announce my new album "Old as New - Songs from the Imaginary Great American Songbook" will be available Saturday, October 8, 3:00 PM at the Norwalk Public Library! This is a "Meet the Composer" event. I'll play cuts from the album, talk about the recording process, songwriting process and the [...]

By |2017-01-01T20:56:12+00:00October 5th, 2016|Upcoming Performances|0 Comments

What Is Jazz? video 2

When legendary trumpeter Miles Davis was asked “What is jazz?” his answer was – “I’ll play it first and tell you what it is later.” Although his playing was certainly a masterful demonstration of jazz, there is no record of him ever actually answering the question. To answer this question, Jim will [...]

By |2019-01-10T15:52:07+00:00January 10th, 2016|What Is Jazz|0 Comments

Jazz Saxophone Masters

Jazz Saxophone Masters of the 1940s & 50s Jazz Saxophone Masters of the 1940s & 50s is a tribute to some of the greatest jazz saxophonists of our time, during an era when jazz was still a part of our mainstream popular culture. Jim Clark and his quartet will perform songs by: Sidney Bechet, [...]

By |2017-01-01T20:56:13+00:00November 12th, 2014|Jazz Masters|0 Comments