Greg Clark, jr

300 – Greg Clark, Jr: Balancing confidence, mastery and humility

Washington, DC born and raised Greg Clark, Jr may be slightly younger than a lot of the drummers I’ve interviewed for the site but don’t let his age fool you. Greg is wise beyond his years and plays with a soulful spirit that attracts both the young and old alike; including the legendary Dennis Chambers who Greg fondly refers to as “Uncle Dennis.” Clark has been playing the drums ever since he can remember and his credits include artists like Snarky Puppy, Cody Simpson, Leann Rimes and much more.

Greg Clark, Jr talks about:

  • Starting his career at a young age
  • Early influences
  • Diving into drums and mastering the craft
  • The pros / cons of the YouTube era
  • A chance meeting with Dennis Chambers that lead to a relationship
  • Helping others achieve success in the music business
  • Mentorship
  • Much more

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Greg Clark, Jr. plays:

  • Sabian Cymbals
  • Vater Drumsticks
  • Evans Drumheads
  • Pearl

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