San Jose Jazz Summer Fest Aug 9-11: The Clifford Brown Max Roach Project

Ron Lee | August 1st, 2013

clifford-brown-project1_clayton-and-scottyComing Fri night Aug 9th at 9pm is a special concert honoring trumpeter Clifford Brown and drummer Max Roach. Clifford Brown and Max Roach are best know for their well know bop album on Emarcy records(and recently reissued by Verve) produced in 1955. Emceed by KCSM’s Clifford Brown, Jr the Friday night concert features trumpeter Scotty Barnhart, tenor Grant Stewart and drummer Clayton Cameron. Scotty is a long time member of the Count Basie Orchestra and leads his own quintet. Most of his time is spent teaching jazz trumpet at Florida State University and he has written a book “The World of Jazz Trumpet”. Drummer Clayton Cameron plays mostly in the LA area and is noted for playing with Sammy Davis, Jr in Vegas and later touring with Tony Bennett. Clayton is a master at drumming and specializes in brushwork. Tenor saxaphonist Grant Stewart plays mostly in NYC clubs and has recently been touring through Switzerland. Come by Fri night to the Adobe Blackbird Tavern stage and listen in.

Listen to Scotty’s and Grant’s recent works on their web sites.

Scotty Barnhart Say it Plain

Grant Stewart Around the Corner

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