Clarence Banks

Profile:
American jazz trombone player, born in Englewood, NJ. He started playing trombone professionally in high school and after graduating from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a BA in music education, he went on to recorded with Slide Hampton and his World of Trombones. He has worked with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, the Four Tops, and the Temptations.

Currently, he is a member of the Count Basie Orchestra, and was the last musician to join the band while Mr. Basie was still alive.
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Instruments & Performance

WLW 8001, 25PJ-5 Clarence Banks - World Of Trombones album art Slide Hampton Lester Leaps In Slide Hampton - World Of Trombones (Album) West 54 WLW 8001, 25PJ-5 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
CLP-3012 Clarence Banks - Yambú's Brew album art Yambú Yambú - Yambú's Brew(LP, Album) Tamayo CLP-3012 Panama 1980 Sell This Version
BBW-RS2001 Clarence Banks - Best Of Both Worlds album art Rich Szabo Rich Szabo - Best Of Both Worlds(LP, Album) BBW Records BBW-RS2001 US 1981 Sell This Version
SN 1079 Clarence Banks - In Case You Missed It album art Charli Persip And Superband (II)* Charli Persip And Superband (II)* - In Case You Missed It (Album) Soul Note SN 1079 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
BAN 781266-1 Clarence Banks - Vocalese album art The Manhattan Transfer The Manhattan Transfer - Vocalese (Album) Atlantic BAN 781266-1 Israel 1985 Sell This Version
207 646 Clarence Banks - Caterina Valente '86 & The Count Basie Orchestra album art Caterina Valente Caterina Valente - Caterina Valente '86 & The Count Basie Orchestra (Album) Global Records And Tapes, HÖR ZU 207 646 German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1986 Sell This Version
YF-7121-ND Clarence Banks - Long Live The Chief album art The Count Basie Orchestra* The Count Basie Orchestra* - Long Live The Chief (Album) Denon, Denon YF-7121-ND Japan 1986 Sell This Version
32JD-160 Clarence Banks - Way-Out Basie album art Thad Jones & The Count Basie Orchestra* Thad Jones & The Count Basie Orchestra* - Way-Out Basie (Album) Philips 32JD-160 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
VIJ-28127 Clarence Banks - Diane Schuur And The Count Basie Orchestra album art Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra* Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra* - Diane Schuur And The Count Basie Orchestra (Album) GRP VIJ-28127 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
832 147-2 Clarence Banks - Viktor Lazlo album art Viktor Lazlo Hey Baby, Cool! Viktor Lazlo - Viktor Lazlo (Album) Polydor, Polydor 832 147-2 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
CID 7016 Clarence Banks - Tropical Gangsters album art Kid Creole And The Coconuts Kid Creole And The Coconuts - Tropical Gangsters(CD, Album, RE) Island Records, ZE Records CID 7016 UK 1989 Sell This Version
CY-73790 Clarence Banks - The Legend, The Legacy album art The Count Basie Orchestra* Directed By Frank Foster The Count Basie Orchestra* Directed By Frank Foster - The Legend, The Legacy (Album) Denon CY-73790 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
GR 9591 Clarence Banks - Collection album art Diane Schuur Diane Schuur - Collection (Comp) GRP GR 9591 US 1989 Sell This Version
7599-26295-1, SX 2925 Clarence Banks - Big Boss Band album art George Benson Featuring The Count Basie Orchestra George Benson Featuring The Count Basie Orchestra - Big Boss Band (Album) Warner Bros. Records 7599-26295-1, SX 2925 Poland 1990 Sell This Version
CAP 902 Clarence Banks - Waves Of Peace album art Nancie Banks Orchestra Nancie Banks Orchestra - Waves Of Peace (Album) Consolidated Artists Productions CAP 902 US 1992 Sell This Version
CD-83312 Clarence Banks - Live At El Morocco album art The Count Basie Orchestra* Directed By Frank Foster The Count Basie Orchestra* Directed By Frank Foster - Live At El Morocco (Album) Telarc Jazz CD-83312 US 1992 Sell This Version
GRD-9706 Clarence Banks - Digital Big Band Bash! album art Various Everyday (I Have The Blues) Various - Digital Big Band Bash!(CD, Comp) GRP GRD-9706 US 1993 Sell This Version
CD-83329 Clarence Banks - Live At Orchestra Hall, Detroit album art Joe Williams With The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Frank Foster Joe Williams With The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Frank Foster - Live At Orchestra Hall, Detroit(CD, Album) Telarc, Telarc Jazz CD-83329 US 1993 Sell This Version
CD-83358 Clarence Banks - Basie's Bag album art The Count Basie Orchestra* Under The Direction Of Frank Foster The Count Basie Orchestra* Under The Direction Of Frank Foster - Basie's Bag (Album) Telarc, Telarc Jazz CD-83358 US 1994 Sell This Version
JCD-6013 Clarence Banks - Manhattan At Dusk album art Rich Szabo Rich Szabo - Manhattan At Dusk(CD) JazzMania Records (2) JCD-6013 US 1994 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 8 31877 2 0 Clarence Banks - An Evening With album art Lena Horne Lena Horne - An Evening With (Album) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 31877 2 0 US 1995 Sell This Version
1002 Clarence Banks - Live At Manchester Craftsmen's Guild album art Count Basie Orchestra With The New York Voices Down For The Count Count Basie Orchestra With The New York Voices - Live At Manchester Craftsmen's Guild(CD) MCG Jazz 1002 US 1996 Sell This Version
314 537 896-2 Clarence Banks - Dear Ella album art Dee Dee Bridgewater Oh, Lady, Be Good! Dee Dee Bridgewater - Dear Ella (Album) Verve Records 314 537 896-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
CCD-4795-2 Clarence Banks - At Long Last album art Rosemary Clooney / The Count Basie Orchestra* Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry Rosemary Clooney / The Count Basie Orchestra* - At Long Last (Album) Concord Jazz CCD-4795-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
MMF 1024 Clarence Banks - Count Plays Duke album art Count Basie Orchestra Count Basie Orchestra - Count Plays Duke(CD, Album) Mama Records (2) MMF 1024 US 1998 Sell This Version