Zack Clarke is a pianist and composer living and working in New York City. His most recent album, Random Acts of Order, was released on Clean Feed Records in 2017. Previous recordings include the electronic album Music For Headphones, and Dialectic, a collaboration with cellist Chris Irvine that features free improvisation based on Bach’s third cello suites. Clarke's emerging body of work reveals a command of diverse musical styles and a determined pursuit of new ideas through experimentation and improvisation. His music draws from classical, jazz, electronic music and minimalism; with the genres it references always serving to explore the broader concepts involved in improvised and free music.
An active session artist and performer, Clarke has recorded or shared the stage with a number of prominent artists, including Tyshawn Sorey, Drew Gress, Ingrid Laubrock, Daniel Carter, Billy Drewes, Kenny Werner, Dre Hocevar, Sara Serpa, Sam Pluta and Rich Perry