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Clovis Nicolas: Nine Stories

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Ron Carter's judgment regarding the talent of a fellow double bassist can't be wrong. The acclaimed musician, who has recorded more than 2,500 albums and was a fundamental member of the Miles Davis Quintet, highly praises the sound and compositions of Clovis Nicolas. Carter wrote the liner notes to Nicolas' Nine Stories, the first solo album from a young but experienced double bassist born in the Ivory Coast, who earned a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Music at the distinguished Juilliard School. Before recording his individual debut, Nicolas cultivated a good reputation after playing with ...

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Take Five With Clovis Nicolas

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Meet Clovis Nicolas:After having established himself as a first-call bassist on the European scene (performances with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Brad Mehldau, Michel Legrand and others), jazz bassist Clovis Nicolas moved to New York in 2002. Since then, he has shared the stage in numerous venues (Jazz Standard, Smalls Jazz Club, Blue Note, 55 Bar, Kennedy Center, Smoke, Jazz Gallery, Birdland, Alice Tully Hall, Dizzy's Club and others) with some of today's most prominent jazz musicians, such as Herbie Hancock, Branford Marsalis, Benny Golson, Grant Stewart, Harry Allen, Curtis Fuller, Benny Powell, James Williams, Peter Bernstein, Joe Magnarelli, Sachal ...



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