ABOUT

I grew up in Ocean Springs,received a Printing degree from Perkinston Jr College,spent 3 years in the Music Ed program USM on trumpet and percussion. While in Hattiesburg I was lead vocals and played congas/percussion in : "Sundog"(w/Johnny Hedman, Evan Gallagher) and "Mason Dixon"(Chris Barker,Phrawg Conn)
The Partial List Of Road Bands playing 6 nights a week starting in 1975 that I played in are:"1988"-Ocala/Daytona,Fl (w/-Chris) "Biscayne Bay"-Hattiesburg/Palm Beach,Fl-(Chris,Al Herring),"Rainbow Express"-Michigan, "Shiloh"-Ocean Springs (Loree Dalgo,Jerry Dalgo, Andy Dalgo, David Drake, Rick Gamard), "Starstruk"/"TheTouch"-Gulf Shores/Atlanta(Eddie Moody, Bill Hoyt, David "Shellcracker" Shelton, Debbie Davis,David Antonius).
I lived In Atlanta from 1985-1998 and played/recorded in various original and cover bands at night while working during the day as a 4-color silkscreen pressman for a commercial printing company.
I worked exclusively with Melanie Hammet,an original artist in Atlanta for 2 years as an acoustic duo or trio, playing: 5 tuned congas, 2 bongos,a stand up percussion rig and singing. I also played in several midi duos, trios where I learned to program drums,edit,and mix songs.
I moved back to the coast in 1998 sang with "Domino"-a 6 piece showband based in Mobile,Al, The Duo "Heart and Soul" with Cindy Dasher
I became the new male lead vocalist for the "Niteriders" an 11 piece R&B horn/showband after the former lead singer passed away.
From 2006-Dec 31,2010 I was in "The Lott and Clark Expedition" a midi cover duo I created with Monte Lott on guitar. I was responsible for lead vocals, song arrangements, mixes and set lists.
Since Jan 1 2011 I have been doing a solo act "Ted Clark" where I now have non-stop shows: (50's 60's, 70's 80's,90's,New Orleans, Island, Beatles, Country, Big Band/Great American Songbook, and a "Dance" set...with more being worked up every day ) which features nothing but the "Chart Toppers": If you want more, this can be upgraded to a duo, trio for whatever the occasion requires.
I am always looking to network with other musicians.If you need: a vocalist/percussionist for a gig; or if your vocalist is sick; or for studio work call me 228-324-0083.

Screen name:
TedClark
Member since:
Jan 26 2009
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

My father. He told me,"Ted you don't want to be a musician for a living.I had some musician friends and all they have to show now is a list of bands." I told him, "Dad that was back in the 1940's. Today it's different."
My favorite quote:"We grow too early old and too late smart."

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Available on request.

MUSIC

CALENDAR

Past Events

The format is: I do 2 shows. The first is from 4-5. From 5-6 is Karaoke by Tom Cozart
My second show is from 6:00 untill someone wants to sing Karaoke and I finish at 7:00 pm.
Come on out and enjoy. Dance or just sit and enjoy. Get up and sing Karaoke with Tom..
Food is available. Enjoy the free Buffett. Tips accepted!

Have a Green Christmas!
Monte Lott will join me on guitar/vocals.

Steve Field will be joining me on Keyboards.

http://www.oceanlanesmississippi.com/

Steve Field the master of the keyboards will join me.

Come on out

Chuck Naquin will join me on Bass and Vocals
It'll be kickin! We'll split the lead vocals.

TJ's Birthday Party

Let's Party! Keyboardist Steve Field will join me to tickle the ivories!