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Gerald Clayton

Motown Records famously had a finishing school, run by Maxine Powell, where their artists were taught how to smile, how to dress, how to move both onstage and off, and generally how to conduct themselves like artists and entertainers. Sometimes I feel like jazz could use something similar. There are some folks who dress well…

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The son of Grammy winning jazz bassist John Clayton, Gerald Clayton grew up listening to what he considers “some of the best records ever made” by artists on the famed roster of the iconic Blue Note label. Eleven years and four Grammy nominations since releasing his debut album Two-Shade on ArtistShare, the internet’s first crowdfunding […]