Stanley Clarke to be Honored With Degree

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Bassist Stanley Clarke will receive an honorary doctorate of fine arts from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia on April 18.

Clarke studied double bass at the Philadelphia Musical Academy, now the University of the Arts.

The Toys Of Men, Clarke’s 13-track disc from Heads Up, features guest appearances by vocalist/bassist Esperanza Spalding and percussionist Paulinho Da Costa.

Clarke joined Heads Up with the March 2007 release of Night School: An Evening With Stanley Clarke And Friends, a 90-minute DVD that chronicles the third annual Stanley Clarke Scholarship Concert, recorded at Musicians Institute in Hollywood in October 2002.

More info: uarts.edu



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