The Clayton Brothers is the brain child of saxophonist Jeff Clayton. According to Jeff, some 30 years ago he and his brother, Grammy Award winning bassist John Clayton, agreed to support each other’s preferred formats. Jeff’s love of small groups lead to formation of the Clayton Brothers Quintet. John’s love for big bands led to formation of the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra with drummer Jeff Hamilton, of which brother Jeff is a part. The current roster of the Clayton Bothers Quintet includes brothers Jeff and John, along with John’s son Gerald Clayton (piano), Obed Calvaire (drums) and Terell Stafford (trumpet). Complete Bio (PDF)

JOHN CLAYTON

Bass 

JEFF CLAYTON

Sax

OBED CALVAIRE

GERALD CLAYTON

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