Jay D Clark / Blog

Second Record coming soon...

I've got one more recording session to complete next week. The first I did in Philly at Retro City Recording Studios late last August. I did a live session w/ Mark Carson (Three Legged Fox) on bass, John L Langsford (McRa) on drums and later added Ray Pirre (Cultureal & The Raggamuffins) on guitar, Adam Flicker (Cultureal) on keys & Xande Cruz on percussion.

The second session in April I did at Tony Catastrophe's home studio and had Tony (The Raggamuffins, Fathead) on drums, Jason Fraticelli (Matisyahu, Medeski, Martin & Wood) on bass, Ray Pirre on guitar, and Jay Davidson (Whitney Houston, Sly & Robbie, Maxi Priest) on keys.

Third session coming up will come full circle and involve the legendary Chuck Treece.

Philadelphia’s Chuck Treece is an established and prolific professional musician (drums, bass, guitar, keys, vocals, percussions…) and former professional skateboarder. He has been a driving force in skate rock for over 25 years as a founding member of punk legends McRad. He’s also a well-respected tour and session player whose impressive resume includes such diverse international acts as Bad Brains, Urge Overkill, Pearl Jam, Billy Joel, Slightly Stoopid, Busta Rhymes, Dr. Dre, Amy Grant, Jadakis featuring Mariah Carey, Kevin Little, The Mosquitoes, Disposable Heroes of Hiphopracy, Sting and Ricky Martin, as well as Philadelphia luminaries The Roots, G. Love, Diplo, Scott Storch, Schoolly D, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Goats, Stiffed, Nancy Falkow, Jeffrey Gaines, King Britt, Mike Pinto, Stiffed, Smiles Project, Santogold, Don McCloskey and Jay D Clark. Between 1982 and 1990, Chuck was a professional skater with endorsements by several companies, including Santa Cruz Skateboards, Gull Wing Trucks, Thunder Trucks, OJ Wheels, Madrid Skateboards, Real Skateboards, Powell-Peralta, and Airwalk sneakers. Chuck was featured in the classic skateboarding documentary film American Hardcore and Bam Margera’s MTV show Unholy Union. He plays the drums on the theme song for the TV show Clueless and his music has been featured in shows on MTV, ESPN, and numerous skate videos.