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Sonny Clark

p, 1931-1963 US, Herminie, Pennsylvania
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Conrad Yeatis Clark

Sonny Clark (born 21 July 1931, Herminie, Pennsylvania, USA - died 13 January 1963 in New York City, New York, USA) was an American jazz pianist and composer who mainly worked in the hard bop idiom. He recorded only nine records as a leader for the legendary Blue Note label, but Sonny Clark was practically the label's house pianist, a highly sought after sideman and a gifted composer.

  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Vibraphone
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You on Blues In The Night by Sonny Clark
Cool Struttin' on Cool Struttin' by Sonny Clark
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise on The Best Of The Blue Note Years by Sonny Clark
Deep In A Dream on Leapin' And Lopin' by Sonny Clark
I Can't Give You Anything But Love on Blues In The Night by Sonny Clark
With A Song In My Heart - Remastered 1998 on Sonny's Crib by Sonny Clark
Can't We Be Friends on Blues In The Night by Sonny Clark
My Conception on My Conception by Sonny Clark
Blues In The Night on Blues In The Night by Sonny Clark
Speak Low - Remastered 1998 on Sonny's Crib by Sonny Clark

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Four Classic AlbumsSonny Clark2017Compil.
The Complete Albums Collection 1957-1962Sonny Clark2015Album
Three Classic AlbumsSonny Clark2015Album
Holiday Flight - Live At The Lighthouse 1953Art Pepper, Sonny Clark2013Album
Cool Struttin'Sonny Clark2012Album
Tune-UpSonny Clark2008Compil.
Blue Serge + Boston Blow UpSerge Chaloff featuring Sonny Clark2004Compil.
Complete SessionsSonny Clark And Buddy DeFranco Quartet2004Compil.
Complete RecordingsFrank Rosolino And His Quartet Featuring Sonny Clark2004Compil.
The Best Of The Blue Note YearsSonny Clark2001Compil.
The Blue Note YearsSonny Clark1999Compil.
StandardsSonny Clark1998Compil.
Oakland, 1955Sonny Clark1995Album
The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny ClarkGrant Green, Sonny Clark1990Compil.
The Blue Note YearsSonny Clark1988Compil.
Somethin' SpecialSonny Clark1988Compil.
Art Pepper With Sonny Clark TrioArt Pepper, Sonny Clark1987Album
Together!Jimmy Raney & Sonny Clark1986Compil.
The Complete Verve Recordings Of The Buddy De Franco Quartet / Quintet With Sonny ClarkBuddy DeFranco Quartet / Buddy DeFranco Quintet With Sonny Clark1986Compil.
Hank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny ClarkThe Hank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny Clark1984Album
The Art Of The TrioSonny Clark1980Album
Blues In The NightSonny Clark1979Album
My ConceptionSonny Clark1979Album
Sonny Clark QuintetSonny Clark1976Album
The Sonny Clark Memorial AlbumSonny Clark1976Album
Blue Minor, Pt. 1 / Blue Minor, Pt. 2Sonny Clark1968Single
Leapin' And Lopin'Sonny Clark1961Album
Cool Struttin'Sonny Clark1958Album
I Can't Give You Anything But Love / The Breeze And ISonny Clark1958Single
Cool Struttin', Pt. 1 / Cool Struttin', Pt. 2Sonny Clark1958Single
Black VelvetSonny Clark1958Single
Sonny's Crib, Pt. 1 / Sonny's Crib, Pt. 2Sonny Clark1957Single
Sonny's CribSonny Clark1957Album
Dial "S" For SonnySonny Clark1957Album
Blue Note LegendsSonny ClarkCompil.
Jimmy Raney With Sonny ClarkJimmy Raney With Sonny ClarkCompil.
Speak LowJohn Coltrane, Sonny ClarkSingle
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