John Clayton

John’s Contributions


03/29/15    Farewells

Farewell: Gerald Wilson



03/31/12    Farewells

John Clayton Remembers Snooky Young

A leading bassist on one of the great trumpeters


08/30/11    Artist's Choice

Artist's Choice: John Clayton on Ray Brown

John Clayton picks 10 favorite tracks by his mentor, the great bassist Ray Brown

March 2006    Farewells

Keter Betts

It's so easy for sidemen to go unnoticed by so many. Keter Betts' contribution to the music of many jazz notables, including Dinah Washington, Stan Getz and Ella Fitzgerald, makes it impossible for him to go on unnoticed. His groove was energetic, his walking...

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About John Clayton

John Clayton joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 15, 2009