Grammy nominated saxophonist Jeff Clayton is slated to perform with the Calhoun Middle School, Denton High School and Texas Woman’s University jazz bands in concert tonight at the Denton High auditorium.
The event starts at 7:30 p.m. at 1007 Fulton St.
Throughout Clayton’s career he’s recorded albums with artists including Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Kenny Rogers, Michael Jackson, Patti LaBelle, Earth, Wind & Fire and Madonna. He’s also worked with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, Woody Herman, Lionel Hampton, Lena Horne, McCoy Tyner, Dee Dee Bridgewater and was a member of the Count Basie Orchestra.
Clayton co-leads the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra with his brother John and drummer, Jeff Hamilton.
Advance tickets for tonight’s event can be purchased online at www.dentonjazz.org for $5 for students and senior citizens and $10 for the general public. At the door, tickets are $7 for students and senior and $12 for the general public. A portion of proceeds from tonight’s concert benefits he Denton Community Health Clinic.