Sonny's Crib – Sonny Clark

This stop-time blues with a bridge is a classic example of Sonny Clark's simple, elegant style.

Sonny Clark

July 21, 1931 – January 13, 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...

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