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Dr. Colleen Clark
Artist, Educator, Jazz Historian

ALLIANCE receives 4 star DOWNBEAT review! Read it here!

 Colleen had an awesome time sitting in for a week with the 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers! 

Watch Larry David Roast
Colleen on Seth Meyers!

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Dr. Colleen Clark is the first and only drummer to earn a Doctor of Musical Arts from the world-renowned University of North Texas.


She is an Assistant Professor of Jazz at the University of South Carolina.


Clark is the founder and artistic director of USC’s Jazz Girls Day. 

Current recording and touring projects include: 

  • CC + The Adelitas

  • The Southern Pines

  • Michael Dease

  • Alliance - co-lead with Sharel Cassity

Click through to see and hear performance videos, lectures, and more! 


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Contact Colleen


Whether it's about booking Dr. Clark for a gig, inquiring about studying at the University of South Carolina, guest lectures at your school or university, conducting or group lectures on jazz history and/or JAZZ GIRLS DAY, inquire and the team will respond accordingly!

Thanks for submitting! Colleen and the team will get back to you as soon as possible!

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