Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Stanley Clarke Band at Yoshi's Oakland

.

Where

Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA
510-238-9200

When

Sun, April 7, 2013
6pm & 8pm

Add to Calendar 2013-04-07 6pm & 8pm 2013-04-07 Stanley Clarke Band at Yoshi's Oakland Recording artist, performer, composer, conductor, arranger, producer and film score composer, Stanley Clarke is one of the most celebrated bass players in the world. Known for his ferocious dexterity and consummate musicality, Clarke is a true musical pioneer. Unquestionably, he has attained “living legend” status during his 36 year career as a bass virtuoso.

When Clarke, with Chick Corea, formed the seminal electric jazz/fusion band Return To Forever, he pushed the bass as a viable, melodic solo instrument positioned at the front of the stage rather than in a background role. RTF was a crucible for each of the quartet’s strong musical personalities, composing prowess and instrumental voices and influenced a generation of musicians from both sides of the rock/jazz fence.

Solo, Clarke became the first bassist in history to headline tours, sell out shows worldwide, and craft albums that achieved gold status. He was the first bassist in history to double on acoustic and electric bass with equal virtuosity, power and fire. In his ongo- ing efforts to push the bass to new limits, he has invented two new instruments, the piccolo bass and the tenor bass. Both of these instruments have enabled Clarke to extend his melodic range to higher and more expressive registers and extend the range of his music exponentially.
Yoshi's Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West false MM/DD/YYYY

Tickets

$25 & $30

Musicians

About

Recording artist, performer, composer, conductor, arranger, producer and film score composer, Stanley Clarke is one of the most celebrated bass players in the world. Known for his ferocious dexterity and consummate musicality, Clarke is a true musical pioneer. Unquestionably, he has attained “living legend” status during his 36 year career as a bass virtuoso.

When Clarke, with Chick Corea, formed the seminal electric jazz/fusion band Return To Forever, he pushed the bass as a viable, melodic solo instrument positioned at the front of the stage rather than in a background role. RTF was a crucible for each of the quartet’s strong musical personalities, composing prowess and instrumental voices and influenced a generation of musicians from both sides of the rock/jazz fence....
read more


Andrew Shepherd added this event on March 18, 2013

Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Sep21Wed Stanley Clarke
Highline Ballroom
New York, NY
8:00 PM

CD/LP/Track Review
  • UP by Walter Atkins
Extended Analysis
Interviews
Extended Analysis
Live Reviews
Read more articles
UP
UP
Mack Avenue Records
2015
buy
UP
UP
Mack Avenue Records
2014
buy
[no cover]
The Complete 1970s...
Epic
2012
buy
Stanley Clarke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection
Stanley Clarke: The...
Legacy Recordings
2012
buy
[no cover]
Anthology
Epic
2011
buy
Stanley  Clarke: The Stanley Clarke Band
Stanley Clarke: The...
Heads Up International
2010
buy
Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius
bass, electric
Chick Corea Chick Corea
piano
Al Di Meola Al Di Meola
guitar
Weather Report Weather Report
band/orchestra
Ron Carter Ron Carter
bass
Marcus Miller Marcus Miller
bass, electric

Date Event Venue Time Tickets
Nov11Fri Dmitri Matheny Group Jazz Noir Armando's
Martinez, CA
8:00 PM
$15
Sep20Tue Loudon Wainwright Iii Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
Berkeley, CA
8:00 PM
$36 adv / 38 door
Feb14Tue Paris Combo San Francisco Jazz Festival
San Francisco, CA
8:00 PM
Sep23Fri Ed Reed Quintet Feat. Anton Schwartz Cafe Pink House
Saratoga, CA
7:30 PM
$20
Dec4Sun Denise Perrier Empress Theatre
Vallejo, CA
5:00 PM
$7.50 VJS Members - 15 General
Sep11Sun Fred Randolph Quintet Empress Theatre
Vallejo, CA
5:00 PM
$7.50 VJS Members - 15 General
Jun4Sun Dmitri Matheny Jazz Church West | Jazz at Peace
Danville, CA
5:00 pm
Date Event Venue Time Tickets
Sep30Fri Sacramento Classic Jazz Messengers Shine Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
8:00 PM
$10
Sep9Fri Mads Tolling Trio With Kalil Wilson The Sound Room
Oakland, CA
20:00:00
$25
Date Event Venue Time Tickets
Sep10Sat Darren Johnston And Friends With A... Musically Minded Academy
Oakland, CA
8:00 PM
$18.00
Sep17Sat Mari Mack & Livin' Like Kings The Saloon
San Francisco, CA
9:30 PM
$5
Aug28Sun Deconstruction Orchestra Simm Series @ Musicians' Union...
San Francisco, CA
8:00 PM
$10-15
Sep5Mon Andrew Jamieson's Trouble... Make-out Room
San Francisco, CA
8:30 PM
Sep17Sat Vinny Golia Large Ensemble Finnish Kaleva Hall
Berkeley, CA
8:00 PM
$15
Oct7Fri Rent Romus' Life's Blood... California Jazz Conservatory
Berkeley, CA
8:00 PM
$15
Sep24Sat The Steph Johnson Trio Osteria Divino
sausalito, CA
8:00 PM
Date Event Venue Time Tickets
Aug28Sun Gaucho Brenda's French Soul Food
San Francisco, CA
5:00 pm
Aug28Sun Gaucho The Boxing Room
San Francisco, CA
11:30 am
Aug28Sun Three's A Crowd First St. Cafe
Benicia, CA
2:00 PM
Aug28Sun Justin Rock Bird & Beckett Books and Records
San Francisco, CA
4:30 PM
Aug29Mon Gaucho Comstock Saloon
San Francisco, CA
8:00 pm
Aug30Tue Gaucho Club Deluxe
San Francisco, CA
6:00 pm
Aug31Wed Gaucho Amnesia Bar
San Francisco, CA
8:00 pm

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.