Dr. Colleen Clark
Performer, Researcher, Educator
Current research includes:
Doctoral Dissertation: “The Evolution of the Ride Cymbal Pattern from 1917-1941: An Historical and Critical Analysis”
#ClarkMeetsMonk: an ongoing research project that studies drummers that played with Thelonious Monk throughout his career. This work goes into depth on topics: ride cymbal patterns, comping styles, soloing, and vocabulary.
Whether it's about private drumset lessons, guest lectures at your school or university, conducting or group lectures on jazz history, inquire and the team will respond accordingly!