Stanley Clarke (album)

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Stanley Clarke
Stanley Clarke cover.jpeg
Studio album by Stanley Clarke
Released 1974, December
Recorded Electric Lady Studios, New York City, NY; USA
Genre Jazz fusion
Jazz funk
Contemporary jazz
Length 40:31
Label Nemperor, Atlantic (original)
Epic Records (reissue)
Producer Stanley Clarke
Stanley Clarke chronology
Children of Forever
(1973)
Stanley Clarke
(1974)
Journey to Love
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Stanley Clarke is the second album of jazz fusion bassist Stanley Clarke.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Stanley Clarke; except where indicated

Side One

  1. "Vulcan Princess" – 4:00
  2. "Yesterday Princess" (Clarke, Carolyn Clarke) – 1:41
  3. "Lopsy Lu" – 7:03
  4. "Power" – 7:20

Side Two

  1. "Spanish Phases for Strings & Bass" (Michael Gibbs) – 6:26
  2. "Life Suite" - 13:47
    1. Part I - 1:51
    2. Part II - 4:12
    3. Part III - 1:03
    4. Part IV - 6:41

Personnel[edit]

  • Stanley Clarke - acoustic and electric basses, guitar, piano, vocals
  • Jan Hammer - acoustic and electric pianos, organ, Moog synthesizer
  • Bill Connors - acoustic and electric guitars
  • Tony Williams - drums
  • Airto Moreira - percussion on "Life Suite"
  • Peter Gordon, Jon Faddis, James Buffington, Lew Soloff, Garnett Brown - brasses
  • David Taylor - brasses, trombone
  • David Nadien, Charles McCracken, Jesse Levy, Carol Buck, Beverly Lauridsen, Harry Cykman, Harold Kohon, Paul Gershman, Harry Lookofsky, Emanuel Green - string section
  • Michael Gibbs - string & brass arrangement

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nastos, Michael G. (2011). "Stanley Clarke - Stanley Clarke | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 41. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.