Clarence did his first Professional "Gig" in 1950 at the age of 9. Since then, he has played virtually every kind of music as the styles came and went. Along the way he has learned to play keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, and harmonica. Clarence has traveled around the world playing from the small clubs in Los Angeles to the Hollywood Palladium. He has backed up and done recording sessions and shows with many major recording artists. Clarence has a fanatic love for America and wrote the song, "I Am America."