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John Clayton to Open JazzMN Orchestra Season

Terell Stafford, Miles tribute to follow

John Clayton

The JazzMN Orchestra will open its 2011-12 season with a performance by bassist and composer John Clayton, who will be joining Minnesota’s big band-style orchestra at the Hopkins Center for Performing Arts Saturday, October 1.

Clayton is recognized in both the jazz and classical fields. He co-leads both the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and the Clayton Brothers Quintet, a five-piece band that includes his brother Jeff and his son Gerald, and has been nominated for two Grammy Awards.

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