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Gerald Clayton to Release Debut for Concord Jazz April 2

‘Life Forum’ features pianist’s trio plus Akinmusire, Palato, others

Pianist Gerald Clayton has been signed to Concord Jazz and will release his debut recording for the label, Life Forum, on April 2. The 12-song set features Clayton’s regular trio members, bassist Joe Sanders and drummer Justin Brown, with saxophonists Logan Richardson and Dayna Stephens and trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire. Vocalists Gretchen Parlato and Sachal Vasandani and poet Carl Hancock Rux also contribute to the recording.

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