About the artist
Lawrence Clark III lived on Indiana Avenue at the center of the jazz scene in the 1950s. He still remembers his father allowing him to stay up late enough to see the Ramsey Lewis Trio play. That little boy grew up to be a drummer and a vibrant member of the Indianapolis Jazz scene. Mr. Clark was inducted into the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation Hall of Fame in 2005. In the 1990s, Clark toured Japan, Korea, Okinawa, Guam, Europe, and the Pacific Basin. He has worked with jazz legends such as J.J. Johnson, Lionel Hampton, James Moody, Grover Washington, Groove Holmes, and David Baker to name a few.