David Clark is bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer. Before joining the faculty at Berklee, he was the resident jazz instructor at the International School for the Double Bass in Cincinnati during which time he was twice the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Study Grant. Dave currently teaches bass and jazz at Berklee, and is the musical director of the Berklee Faculty Inter-Galactic Sun Ra Astro-Infinity Myth Equation Commemorative Arkestra. As a performing bassist, David has appeared with Peter Frampton, the Drifters, Lesley Gore, and many others.
David is also a prolific jazz writer, and his compositions have been recorded by such artists as Gary Burton, Cercie Miller, and Tim Ray. He received the Massachusetts Council for the Arts Award for Jazz Composition. David holds bachelor's and master's degrees in composition from the New England Conservatory of Music.