Gerald Clayton

Elected to the Hall of Fame

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    “I knew that I would be playing music, and that it would be part of my identity, the way that it’s part of my dad’s identity,” Gerald Clayton (right) said of his upbringing with his father, John.

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    Gerald Clayton directs the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Orchestra.

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    Gerald Clayton was named Rising Star Artist of the Year and his trio won Rising Star Jazz Group.

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    Carla Bley, the critics’ choice for the DownBeat Hall of Fame

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    A cavalcade of stars will be performing on Friday, April 30.

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    SFJAZZ is set to stream duo performances by pianist Kenny Barron on Friday.

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    Since the pandemic began, saxophonist Charles Lloyd (center) has remained busy, performing in fresh ensembles and preparing the release of a new album.

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    John Beasley earned Grammy nominations in multiple categories, including Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.

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    Vocalist Kurt Elling is set to stream a performance on Friday.

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    Joe Lovano—along with Ben Street and Andrew Cyrille—are set to stream a pair of performances this week.

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    A stately, sagely status hums beneath the surface of a celebratory March 15, 2018, concert by saxophonist Charles Lloyd.

    Charles Lloyd’s Latest Lavish Set

    On the occasion of his 80th birthday, saxophonist Charles Lloyd staged a concert of homecoming proportions. The show on…

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    Makaya McCraven performs at the Jazztopad Festival in Wroclaw, Poland, on Nov. 17.

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    French violinist Théo Ceccaldi performs with his ensemble, Freaks, during the Belgrade Jazz Festival, which ran Oct. 21-28 in the Serbian capital.

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    Guitarist John Scofield and his Combo 66 quartet recently wrapped up a run at New York’s Blue Note Jazz Club.

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    Linda May Han Oh onstage at the 2017 Monterey Jazz Festival, held Sept. 15–17 in California.


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