Philip Clark

Philip Clark has written for The Guardian, GramophoneThe WireJazzwise and the London Review of Books. His biography of Dave Brubeck, A life In Time, will be published on 18 February 2020 by Da Capo Press in the US and Headline Books in the UK.

The ‘lost’ record captures the saxophonist at a time when he was thinking that albums could aspire to be something grander than a string of loosely woven tunes

BY Philip Clark | 08 OCT 19

Previously unheard music on Both Directions At Once includes blues as imposing as the saxophonist would ever record

BY Philip Clark | 04 JUL 18

When musical signifiers for sex so often become sonic pornography, LCMF 2017 showed alternative ways of marrying sound and body

BY Philip Clark | 20 DEC 17