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Grammy-Nominated Saxman Wants To Boost Sacramento's Jazz Profile



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(Sacramento, CA)
Thursday, February 24, 2011
 
The Clayton Brothers Quintet is a world-renowned jazz group co-led by saxophonist Jeff Clayton and bassist John Clayton.  Their Grammy-nominated CD "The New Song and Dance" also features John's son Gerald on piano. 
 
This Sunday, all three Claytons will be in town to perform at JB's Lounge. Jeff Clayton recently moved to the Sacramento area, and he wants to bring other major artists here on a monthly basis.
 
He talked about that, about the new CD, and about his career as a studio musician with Capital Public Radio's Gary Vercelli.
 
 
 
AUDIO EXTRAS:
 
Jeff Clayton talks about his plans for briging national jazz artists to JB's Lounge and about the wealth of talent already here in Sacramento.
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Clayton shares his thoughts about the current state of jazz in this country and around the world.
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Listen to Gary Vercelli's full 15-minute interview with Jeff Clayton.
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Find out more about the Clayton Brothers
 
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