Gerald Clayton nominated for 2 Grammy Awards
* Best Jazz Instrumental Album Hapening: Live At The Village Vanguard
* Best improvised Jazz Album “Celia”
Pianist Gerald Clayton released his Blue Note Records debut HAPPENING: LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD on 10 July, 2020. Recorded at the legendary NYC jazz club with a quintet of longtime fellow musicians – Logan Richardson on alto saxophone, Walter Smith III on tenor saxophone, Joe Sanders on bass, and Marcus Gilmore on drums – HAPPENING spotlights Clayton’s layered identity as a leader. The quintet co-navigates four of Clayton’s original compositions including Rejuvenation Agenda.