Sonny's Crib – Sonny Clark
This stop-time minor blues with a bridge is a classic example of Sonny Clark's simple, elegant style.
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- Recording: Sonny Clark - Sonny's Crib
- Recorded on: September 1, 1957
- Label: Blue Note (BLP 1576)
- Concert Key: B-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium)
- Trumpet - Donald Byrd
- Tenor Sax - John Coltrane
- Trombone - Curtis Fuller
- Piano - Sonny Clark
- Bass - Paul Chambers
- Drums - Art Taylor
Here are a couple of other nice recordings of Sonny's Crib on tribute albums:
Sonny Clark Memorial Quartet
and Music In The Key Of Clark (John Hicks)
August 22, 1932 – January 14, 1963
A remarkable composer and pianist whose special touch and articulation makes him instantly recognizable at the piano, Sonny (Conrad Yeatis) Clark recorded so much on the Blue Note label that he was practically their in-house pianist. This hard-bop mainstay was particularly noteworthy for his virtuosic right hand lines. Read more...