Chicago based pianist, keyboard player, composer and improviser. Solo piano album “Wherever You’re Starting From” released 2018.
"An intriguing album that reveals Clearfield to be an intelligent musician with a superior piano technique. This is an album that combines rigour and beauty to considerable effect. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Pending his 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival gig with John Surman's Brass Project John talks more about his work with Soft Machine & with Surman, Eberhard Weber & others. He also picks his top ten CDs.
In the second part of his interview with guest contributor Trevor Bannister John establishes himself on the 1960s London jazz and session scene and gets the call from Soft Machine.