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Sonny Clark Chronology 1931-1957-West Coast Years

Sonny Clark Chronology 1931-1957


West Coast Years


1931 

Born Hemonie  Nr Pittsburgh PA-full name  Conrad Yeatis Clark

Learns Piano while living at John Redwood Hotel


1946


Appears on star studded bill at Syria Mosque Pittsburgh

“Night of the Stars”


1949


Moves to LA


1953 (age 22)

Teddy Charles West Coasters



Art Pepper With The Sonny Clark Trio

Art Pepper With The Sonny Clark Trio - Straight-Ahead Jazz, Volume One


The Buddy DeFranco Big Band

  The Progressive Mr. DeFranco

Leonard Feather Presents Swingin' In Sweden

Jimmy Raney, George Wallington - Swingin' In Sweden


Sonny Clark Solo

The Sonny Clark Memorial Album


Sonny Clark Trio

The Sonny Clark Memorial Album


Jazz Club U.S.A. In Europe


Jimmy Raney Quartet

Jimmy Raney - Guitaristic


The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco Quartet



The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

   The Artistry Of Buddy DeFranco


The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

 The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - In A Mellow Mood



1955


Sonny Clark Trio

Sonny Clark - Oakland 1955


The Cal Tjader Quintet

Tjader Plays Tjazz



The Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Sweet And Lovely


Modern Music From San Francisco

Vince Guaraldi Quartet, Ron Crotty Trio, Jerry Dodgion Quartet - Modern Music From San Francisco


1956


Leonard Feather's West Coast Jazzmen

Leonard Feather - Swingin' On The Vibories


Serge Chaloff Quartet

Serge Chaloff - Blue Serge



Frank Rosolino Quartet

Frank Rosolino - I Play Trombone


Sonny Criss Quartet

Sonny Criss - Go Man!



Sonny Criss Quartet

Sonny Criss - Criss Cross



Sonny Criss Quintet

Sonny Criss Plays Cole Porter


Buddy DeFranco With Russell Garcia And His Orchestra

Buddy DeFranco And His Orchestra - Broadway Showcase (not released)


The Lawrence Marable Quartet Featuring James Clay

The Lawrence Marable Quartet Featuring James Clay - Tenorman


The Lighthouse All Stars / June Christy


KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #11. 1956-#11, September 3, 1956


Sonny Clark With Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Hampton Hawes, Sonny Clark - The Pianoman


Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Volume 4 - Oboe/Flute



Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 8 - Music For Lighthousekeeping


Stan Levey Sextet

Stan Levey - Grand Stan


1957

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Sonny Clark - LA Session 1956 & 57


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