What hasn't Clarke played over the course of his four-decade career? He's proficient in mainstream jazz, of course, but has also taken on chamber-scaled projects of genuine delicacy and electric fusion of arena-rock proportions. This two week residency at the Blue Note features the veteran bassist in two settings: first, he turns up with the iconic Ron Carter for a jazz bass duet of legendary proportions (March 28 through April 2); the week after, the maestro brings his Stanley Clarke Band to the stage to celebrate the release of a new CD (April 4 to April 9). He hasn't released much info on the record, but we expect an extension of his funky 2014 effort, Up, which skewed toward fusion while plumbing a range of genre impulses.
|Venue name:||Blue Note||Contact:|
131 W 3rd St
|Cross street:||between Sixth Ave and MacDougal St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu, Sun 6pm–1am; Fri, Sat 6pm–4am|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, M to W 4th St|
|Price:||bar $30, table $45|