Kenny Clarke always maintained that it was the drummer's function to accompany solists, to spur them on, and to get the band to swing. Reliability, taste and a perfect groove became his hallmarks. Kenny Clarke may have been the first drummer to "drop bombs", but as his work on this 4CD set reveals, Clarke was more concerned with establishing a pulse that both the band and listener could feel as well as hear.
Disc 11. I Found A New Baby
Disc 21. Sonor
Disc 31. With Apologies To Oscar
Disc 41. Cottontail