Clayton Brothers Quintet at the Bellevue Jazz Festival
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for Clayton Brothers Quintet have expired.
The last date listed for Clayton Brothers Quintet was Thursday May 31, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Most Popular Music Event Nearby:
- Full Price:
- Our Price:
Singer-songwriter Lionel Richie got his start in Motown as part of the Commodores, but it's as a solo artist that he really shines. He became one of the most successful male vocalists of the 1980s, earning No. 1 hits starting with his debut in 1982, "Truly." Other hits include the Caribbean-flavored "All Night Long," "Endless Love" with Diana Ross, "Hello" and "Say You, Say Me," which also won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. Now the five-time Grammy winner is following up a sold-out European run with a North American tour, including a stop at KeyArena. He'll perform favorites from throughout his 30-year discography, beginning with his eponymous 1982 debut and extending through last year's Tuskegee, a platinum-selling collection that features duets of his hits with a variety of artists. Word on the street is that these concerts tend to become a giant sing-along, so brush up on your lyrics and get ready for some of the greatest ballads the '80s had to offer and much more. Sharing the stage with the five-time Grammy winner will be CeeLo Green. Known for his solo career as well as being a part of the soul duo Gnarls Barkley, Green has recorded numerous hits and is most widely recognized for the chart-topping single "Crazy" and his time as a judge on The Voice. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Lyn
view more less of this review
The Clayton Brothers are always wonderful and I thought there would have been a slightly better turnout for this event. They can make you want to get up and dance or can have you drying your eyes after a moving ballad. Terrell Stafford is also extremely talented but could honor his audience by playing his instrument more and just blowing through it less. The venue was good but a bit chilly temp-wise and parking seemed a bit expensive for 2 hours. All in all, a very good experience for the ticket price.
The Grammy nominated quintet The Clayton Brothers was originally formed in 1977 by brothers John and Jeff, and while their paths sometimes diverged, the brothers continued to share a common musical vision that would draw them back together again.
Their album, Back in the Swing of Things demonstrates their unique musical vision. The album, as well as the songs “Expressions” and “Siblingity,” are bristling with surprises, delights, and the kind of musical telepathy that could only come from tuned in siblings. Their most recent recordings were nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group. The brothers place a strong emphasis on sharing their knowledge and thus are dedicated jazz educators who travel extensively to participate in workshops and music clinics around the world.
Currently, the quintet consists of John’s son, Gerald Clayton on piano, who is also a Grammy-nominee for his 2009 album Two Shade, for Best Instrumental Composition, Battle Circle from The Clayton Brothers,’ The New Song and Dance, and in 2011 for Best Jazz Instrumental Album for Bond: The Paris Sessions. Obed Calvaire is on drums and Terell Stafford, a highly regarded trumpeter and band-leader, are also members of the quintet.
_This is a 90-minute continuous show with no intermission. _