Mike Clark Drum Set Clinic

Mike Clark gained worldwide recognition as one of America’s foremost jazz and funk drummers while playing with Herbie Hancock’s group in the early 1970s. He has also performed with Brand X, Chet Baker, Vince Guaraldi, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Eddie Henderson, Rob Dixon, Bobby Hutcherson, Woody Shaw, Donald Harrison, Larry Coryell, Jack Wilkins, Mike Wolff, Wallace Roney, Geri Allen, Billy Childs, James Genus, Bob Hurst, Chris Potter, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Dave Liebman, Nat Adderly, Oscar Brown Jr., Bill Doggett, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Mose Allison, Maxine Brown, Gil Evans and his orchestra, and many others. In addition to his work as a sideman, Clark has been a prolific bandleader, releasing such solo albums as Carnival Of Soul, Blueprints of Jazz: Volume 1, Summertime, Give The Drummer Some, Actual Proof, The Funk Stops Here, and Conjunction. He is a former faculty member of Drummers Collective and published the acclaimed method book, Funk Drumming: Innovative Grooves & Advanced Concepts.

Willowick, OH

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