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Sonny Clark

Hard-swinging and soulful, pianist Sonny Clark (1931-63) was admired by the likes of Dexter Gordon and Bill Evans before his premature death due to drugs. Geoffrey Smith selects highlights from a brilliant, all-too-brief career.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 22 Apr 2018 00:00

Music Played

  • Buddy DeFranco & Sonny Clark

    Gerry's Tune

    • Buddy de Franco.
    • Avid.
    • 16.
  • Serge Chaloff & Sonny Clark

    All The Things You Are

    • Serge Chaloff - Boss Baritone - Thanks For The Memory.
    • Proper.
    • 6.
  • Sonny Clark

    Love Walked In

    • Sonny Clark - Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • 6.
  • Sonny Clark

    Be-Bop

    • Sonny Clark - Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • 7.
  • Sonny Clark

    Cool Struttin'

    • Sonny Clark - Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • 1.
  • Sonny Clark

    Melody For C

    • Sonny Clark - Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • 7.
  • Sonny Clark

    Deep in a Dream

    • Sonny Clark - Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • 6.

Playlist

Gerry’s Tune
Buddy De Franco
Mulligan
Avid AMSC 113
6.32
Sonny Clark, p; Gene Wright, b; Bobby White, d.

All The Things You Are
Serge Chaloff
Kern, Hammerstein
Proper P1732
5.24
Serge Chaloff, btn; Sonny Clark, p. Leroy Vinnegar, b; Philly Joe Jones, d.

Love Walked In
Sonny Clark
George Gershwin
Avid AMSC 1250
5.49
Sonny Clark, p; Hank Mobley, ts; Art Farmer, tpt; Curtis Fuller, tbn; Wilbur Ware, b; Louis Hayes, d.

Be-Bop
Sonny Clark
Dizzy Gillespie
Avid AMSC 1250
9.50
Sonny Clark, p; Paul Chambers, b; “Philly” Joe Jones, d.

Cool Struttin’
Sonny Clark
Sonny Clark
Avid AMSC 1250
9.20
Sonny Clark, p; Jackie McLean, as; Art Farmer, tpt; Paul Chambers, b; “Philly” Joe Jones, d.

Melody For C
Sonny Clark
Sonny Clark
Avid AMSC 1250
7.48
Sonny Clark, p; Charlie Rouse, ts; Tommy Turrentine, tpt; Butch Warren, b; Billy Higgins, d.

Deep in a Dream
Sonny Clark
De Lange, Van Heusen
Avid AMSC 1250
6.45
Sonny Clark, p; Ike Quebec, ts; Tommy Turrentine, tpt; Butch Warren, b; Billy Higgins, d.

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