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Adam Clark Ensemble

June 25, 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 47 South Oak Street Ventura, CA 93001

Dedication to Hans Ottsen

Saturday June 25 at 7pm

Bandleader Adam Clark started playing the drums at age 11 while living in Frankfurt, Germany and went to school for jazz performance on scholarship at Arizona State University. He has toured all over the United States as well as parts of Europe, Canada and Mexico. Adam has over 16,000 hours of professional on stage experience, working full time since the age of 17 and employing musicians as a bandleader consistently since 1998.

Adam Clark has worked with popular artists Jimmy Vivino (Conan), actor/voice artist Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld, Family Guy), Lenny Castro (Toto), Casey Abrams (American Idol), gospel legend Andrew Gouche (Prince, Chaka Khan) and Jazz Legends such as David “Fathead” Newman (Ray Charles), Stanley Jordan, Dennis Rowland (Count Basie), Papa John DeFrancesco and accordion master Frank Marocco (Pink Floyd The Wall). Adam Clark endorses DREAM Cymbals and Gongs and has been heard opening up for such musical legends as Alice Cooper, Joey DeFrancesco, Vince Neil, Angelique Kidjo and Blues Traveler.

“One of the best drummers I have ever heard, Adam Clark, drives any band he plays with. A melodic soloist, he reminds me of Gene Krupa. Adam is another one who can play with anyone.” – Ken Winter (L.A. Jazz Scene Issue No. 302)