Paul Clarvis

Real Name:
Paul Clarvis
Profile:
English drummer and percussionist who has played with many different bands and is involved with all musical genres, working with musicians ranging from Leonard Bernstein, Harrison Birtwistle and John Dankworth to Randy Crawford. Paul has recorded albums with Gordon Beck, Bryan Ferry, John Williams, Sam Rivers, Moondog, John Adams, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Marc Ribot, John Zorn, Michel Legrand, Elton John, Richard Thompson, The Orb, Henry Lowther and John Harle, along with Mose Allison, Randy Brecker and Ravi Shankar. He has been the featured percussionist / drummer for most of the London Orchestras and is in great demand on film and recording sessions as a specialist hand drummer.

He has travelled widely researching and studying music from other countries, releasing several albums, Stay Cool, The Nightingale of a Thousand Joys and A Young Person's Guide with his band Orquestra Mahatma that improvises on folk music from around the world. Orquestra Mahatma has appeared on the BBC Jazz At The 606 series, and his other band, For All The Saints, with Tony Hymas and Stan Sulzmann are a leading edge jazz improvisatory group playing world tunes and their own compositions. They work in the avant garde field where jazz meets contemporary classical.

Paul is also a professor at the Royal Academy of Music, London and was asked to chair the panel for the BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1998.
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Albums

FMR CD28-E0496 Paul Clarvis - Once Is Never Enough album art Gordon Beck, Stan Sulzmann, Chris Laurence, Paul Clarvis Gordon Beck, Stan Sulzmann, Chris Laurence, Paul Clarvis - Once Is Never Enough(CD, Album) FMR Records (2) FMR CD28-E0496 UK 1996 Sell This Version
FMR CD32-V0896 Paul Clarvis - Giant Leaves (Autumn Steps) album art John Law, Tim Wells, Paul Clarvis John Law, Tim Wells, Paul Clarvis - Giant Leaves (Autumn Steps)(CD, Album) FMR Records (2) FMR CD32-V0896 UK 1996 Sell This Version
452 104-2 Paul Clarvis - Earth Dances • Panic album art Harrison Birtwistle, Cleveland* / Dohnányi*Harle* / Clarvis* / Davis* / BBCSO* Harrison Birtwistle, Cleveland* / Dohnányi*Harle* / Clarvis* / Davis* / BBCSO* - Earth Dances • Panic(CD, Album) Argo (2) 452 104-2 UK 1996 Sell This Version
FMR CD38-E1096 Paul Clarvis - The Onliest - Pictures At A Monk Exhibition album art John Law, Tim Wells, Paul Clarvis John Law, Tim Wells, Paul Clarvis - The Onliest - Pictures At A Monk Exhibition(CD, Album) FMR Records (2) FMR CD38-E1096 UK 1996 Sell This Version
MRFD 97123 VL Paul Clarvis - For All The Saints album art Paul Clarvis, Stan Sulzmann, Tony Hymas Paul Clarvis, Stan Sulzmann, Tony Hymas - For All The Saints(CD, Album) Village Life MRFD 97123 VL UK 1997 Sell This Version
97121 VL Paul Clarvis - Meeting Electra album art Sonia Slany With Electra Strings & Paul Clarvis Sonia Slany With Electra Strings & Paul Clarvis - Meeting Electra(CD, Album) Village Life 97121 VL UK 1997 Sell This Version
EOSCD12 Paul Clarvis - Songs Without Words album art John LawTim WellsPaul Clarvis John LawTim WellsPaul Clarvis - Songs Without Words(CD, Album) EOS (2) EOSCD12 UK 1998 Sell This Version
98116VL Paul Clarvis - Bubbling Under album art Stan Sulzmann, Sonia Slany, Tony Hymas, Nick Cooper, Sophie Renshaw, Jacqueline Norrie, Paul Clarvis Stan Sulzmann, Sonia Slany, Tony Hymas, Nick Cooper, Sophie Renshaw, Jacqueline Norrie, Paul Clarvis - Bubbling Under(CD, Album) Village Life 98116VL UK 1998 Sell This Version
00909VL Paul Clarvis - 4 In Perspective album art Fred Hersch, Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler, Paul Clarvis Fred Hersch, Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler, Paul Clarvis - 4 In Perspective(CD, Album) Village Life 00909VL UK 2000 Sell This Version
CRCD03 Paul Clarvis - Strange Stories album art John Law, Tim Wells, Paul Clarvis John Law, Tim Wells, Paul Clarvis - Strange Stories(CDr, Album) Cornucopia (2) CRCD03 UK 2000 Sell This Version
KPM 529 Paul Clarvis - Shadowsoul album art Paul Clarvis And Tom Garrad-Cole Paul Clarvis And Tom Garrad-Cole - Shadowsoul(CD, Album) KPM Music KPM 529 UK 2003 Sell This Version
KPM 582 CD Paul Clarvis - Power Percussion Plus Two album art Paul Clarvis, James Copperthwaite, Robin Morrison Paul Clarvis, James Copperthwaite, Robin Morrison - Power Percussion Plus Two(CD, Album) KPM Music KPM 582 CD UK & Europe 2005 Sell This Version
KPM 581 Paul Clarvis - Power Percussion Plus One album art Paul Clarvis, Paul Clarvis And James Copperthwaite Paul Clarvis, Paul Clarvis And James Copperthwaite - Power Percussion Plus One(CD, Album) KPM Music KPM 581 UK 2005 Sell This Version
080811VL Paul Clarvis - Starry Starry Night album art Paul Clarvis, Liam Noble Paul Clarvis, Liam Noble - Starry Starry Night(CD, Album) Village Life 080811VL UK 2008 Sell This Version
PPFAR1001 Paul Clarvis - Starry Starry Night album art Paul Clarvis and Liam Noble Paul Clarvis and Liam Noble - Starry Starry Night(LP, RM, 180) Pure Pleasure Records PPFAR1001 UK 2012 Sell This Version