|Born||23 April 1950|
|Origin||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
Clark was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1950, but moved to Los Angeles where he spent his student years and started composing and playing the piano. After Clark graduated in music theory and composition from the California Institute of Arts in Valencia, he set out for New York City. There he began working and recording with David Murray.
Influenced by Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Horace Tapscott, Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane, Clark was based in Amsterdam for many years until his return to the U.S. He is now situated in New England.
While working with various groups, Clark has played with musicians including Oscar Brown, Jr., Julian Priester, Art Taylor, Billy Bang, Richard Davis, Abbey Lincoln, Charles Tyler, John Tchicai and Han Bennink.
- Dedications (1981, Freelance Records)
- Phantasmagoria (1984, Nimbus 3368)
- Reach, Believe & Play (1984-85, Nimbus 3924)
- Self Trait (1985,Free Music Production, SAJ-52)
- Deep Sea Diver (1985, Nimbus 3580)
- Amsterdam Sunshine (1987, Nimbus 3691)
- Letter to South Africa (c. 1987, Nimbus 501)
- Live at the Bimhuis (1988, Nimbus 505)
- Dreams Deferred (1993, Nimbus 3813)
- Taagi (2010, No Business)
With Billy Bang
- Invitation (Soul Note, 1982)
With M. Cook
- Trance (1979, Circle Records (Germany) RK20-31279/20)
With Julian Priester
- Polarization (ECM, 1977)
With J. C. Tans
- Around the World (1989, BVHaast 8905)
- Kennedy, Gary W. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 8 March 2009.(subscription required)