A concert by the Clayton Brothers quintet and special guest Stefon Harris is the first of a seven concert series from Centrum's Jazz Port Townsend which aired on Jazz Northwest, Sunday August 4 at 2 PM PDT on 88.5 KPLU.
Co-led by brothers John Clayton (bass) and Jeff Clayton (alto sax and flute), the group also includes John's son Gerald on piano, Terell Stafford on trumpet, and Obed Calvaire, drums. John Clayton is also Artistic Director of Jazz Port Townsend and the Jazz Camp which leads up to the weekend festival, now in its 40th year. Special guest on this concert is the vibraphonist Stefon Harris, who is one of the brightest stars on the insrument. He has seven CDs as a leader and has been a popular sideman in many situations including the Clayton Brothers.