Watch Stanley Clarke's Percussive Upright Solo Performance (VIDEO)

An unreal solo upright bass performance by Stanley Clarke

Stanley Clarke demonstrates his highly percussive and awe-inspiring solo upright skills:


Stanley Clarke: Reflections of a Root Revolutionary

It’s been over 40 years since stanley clarke liberated the low end, but the crowd at Manhattan’s Iridium jazz club has a collective look of astonishment as Clarke swiftly spans the full scale of his upright fingerboard, coaxing warm, resonant notes that both lead and support the music.