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Clark Sommers

Discussion in 'Bassists [DB]' started by RyanHelms, Aug 26, 2005.


  1. RyanHelms

    RyanHelms

    Sep 20, 2003
    Cleveland, OH
    Does anyone know about Clark Sommers? According to blujazz.com he's a Cal Arts grad and studied with Charlie Hayden.

    I just recently discovered his playing from a cut of "It Was a Very Good Year" off the new John Goldman album "In Walked Pierre".

    Clark starts the tune with Greg Wiserpratt on drums vamping this *irresistable* line. These guys really made this tune jump.

    You can hear the head after the vamp at blujazz.com
    and there's a snipet of the middle section over at John Goldman's site.

    *DISCLAIMER* I am in no way affiliated with John Goldman, Blujazz Productions, or any subsidiary thereof ;)
     
  2. jazzkid17

    jazzkid17

    Jan 16, 2011
    I know of him. He is an amazing bassist. I am currently studying under him at Arts West school for the preforming and visual arts.
     
  3. HunterBrodt

    HunterBrodt

    Aug 24, 2009
    Boise
    He's a great player. He is on Kurt ellings record that won a Grammy.
     
  4. Marc Piane

    Marc Piane

    Jun 14, 2004
    Chicago
    Clark and Greg are both great guys. I've played with Greg on a few occasions and hung with Clark. Unfortunately neither is in Chicago anymore.