In 2007, The New York Times predicted that we would “be hearing more about (Gerald Clayton)” in the near future elaborating “there just aren’t a lot of pianists who have so much organized at such a young age.” Jazz.com noted “Clayton’s apparent skills as a composer foreshadow the impact that he will have on jazz in the years to come.”
Well the time has come…it is now! His solo debut Two-Shade was released in 2009 through AristShare and was nominated for a Grammy in the “Best Improvised Jazz Solo” for his solo on the track “All of You”. Two-Shade will see its major label debut February 9th on Emarcy with tour dates in select cities across the U.S.
“Two Heads One Pillow”: