"He plays like he's come unstuck in jazz time."

— The Free Jazz Collective

 

"Pianist Zack Clarke’s Random Acts Of Order presents a threesome making waves on the NYC scene."

— Allaboutjazz.com

 

"Emergent pianist Zack Clarke is constantly searching for brilliant textures to be delivered at the perfect moment."

— Jazztrail

Pianist and composer Zack Clarke works in a wide range of forms, from modern classical to jazz improvisation. An active New York session artist and performer, Zack has played to audiences in the US, Europe and South America, and has recorded or shared the stage with prominent artists, including Tyshawn Sorey, Drew Gress, Ingrid Laubrock, Daniel Carter, Billy Drewes, Kenny Werner, Sara Serpa, Sam Pluta, Mette Rasmussen and Rich Perry. Random Acts of Order, his most recent album released on Clean Feed Records, has gained recognition as a notable work for 2017 in both US and international publications, including freejazzblog critic Rick Joines’ Top Ten for 2017 and the Best of Improvisation from Italy’s Percosi Musicali.  He also appeared in the top pianist selection by Gregory Applegate Edwards in the 2017 El Intruso International Critics’  Poll.

Random Acts of Order

now available on Clean Feed Records

 

Historically it has been artists who’ve made this kind of music. Here, in the immediate present, on this great recording led by Zack Clarke’s direction, beautiful work on piano and electronics, he and his colleagues, all young, deep, brave, talented artists lead the way forward.

— Joe Morris

 

"On this showing it's clear that this is a triumvirate of names to watch out for in the future."

— John Sharpe

 

"It is a pleasure to hear and experience this."

— Gapplegate Review

 

“a densely perfect album”

— Rick Joines

Pianist and composer Zack Clarke works in a wide range of forms, from modern classical to jazz improvisation. An active New York session artist and performer, Zack has played to audiences in the US, Europe and South America, and has recorded or shared the stage with prominent artists, including Tyshawn Sorey, Drew Gress, Ingrid Laubrock, Daniel Carter, Billy Drewes, Kenny Werner, Sara Serpa, Sam Pluta, Dre Hocevar, Mette Rasmussen and Rich Perry.  Random Acts of Order, his most recent album released on Clean Feed Records, has gained recognition as a notable work for 2017 in both US and international publications, including Freejazzblog critic Rick Joines’ Top Ten for 2017 and the Best of Improvisation from Italy’s Percosi Musicali.  He also appeared in the top pianist selection by Gregory Applegate Edwards in the 2017 International Critics’ Choice Awards.

 

"He plays like he's come unstuck in jazz time."

— The Free Jazz Collective

 

"Pianist Zack Clarke’s Random Acts Of Order presents a threesome making waves on the NYC scene."

— Allaboutjazz.com

 

"Emergent pianist Zack Clarke is constantly searching for brilliant textures to be delivered at the perfect moment."

— Jazztrail