Paul Clarvis

Paul Clarvis

Also known as Clarvis, Mr Paul Clarvis, Mr. Paul Clarvis, Paul Clarivs, Paul Clavis

Discography of Paul Clarvis:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Strange Stories 10 Audio 2000 Cornucopia (2)
2 Songs Without Words 7 Audio 1998 EOS (2)
3 Giant Leaves (Autumn Steps) 6 Audio 1996 FMR Records (2)
4 The Onliest - Pictures At A Monk Exhibition 19 Audio 1996 FMR Records (2)
5 4 In Perspective 9 Audio 2000 Village Life
6 Earth Dances · Panic 2 Audio 1996 Argo Records (2)
7 Once Is Never Enough 7 Audio 1996 FMR Records (2)
8 Meeting Electra 11 Audio 1997 Village Life

English drummer and percussionist who has played with many different bands and is involved with all musical genres, working with musicians ranging from [a=Leonard Bernstein], [a=Harrison Birtwistle] and [a=John Dankworth] to [a=Randy Crawford]. Paul has recorded albums with [a=Gordon Beck], [a=Bryan Ferry], [url=]John Williams[/url], [a=Sam Rivers], [a=Moondog], [a=John Adams], [a=Mark-Anthony Turnage], [a=Marc Ribot], [a=John Zorn], [a=Michel Legrand], [a=Elton John], [a=Richard Thompson], [url=]The Orb[/url], [a=Henry Lowther] and [a=John Harle], along with [a=Mose Allison], [a=Randy Brecker] and [a=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, [i]Stay Cool[/i], [i]The Nightingale of a Thousand Joys[/i] and [i]A Young Person's Guide[/i] with his band [b]Orquestra Mahatma[/b] that improvises on folk music from around the world. [b]Orquestra Mahatma[/b] has appeared on the [i]BBC Jazz At The 606[/i] series, and his other band, [b]For All The Saints[/b], with [a=Tony Hymas] and [a=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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