THIS & THAT CONCERT WITH CLIF & THE QUARTET

Clif payne

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California Jazz Conservatory, 2087 Addison St., Berkeley CA 94704

A concert of contemporary jazz featuring vocalist Clif Payne and the Quartet - A Little bit of This and That.  Actually, a whole lotta this and a whole lotta that!  Fresh, new takes on the music of Stevie Wonder, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Bill Withers and others. Clif also performed original material from his 2016 solo album, "Welcome To My World."
"This And That" refers to the first half of the concert being acoustic, the 2nd half of the concert is electric.

Clif and company packed the room performing to an enthusiastic crowd and several standing ovations. The audience included international vocal coach/vocalist Raz Kennedyflutist/vocalist Carol Alban and California Jazz Conservatory chair Laurie Antonioli.

THE QUARTET: Louis Sweatt, drums; Ken Harrell, guitar; Colin Hogan, keys; Gulio Cetto, acoustic and electric bass

Clif with Louis Sweatt

Clif with Louis Sweatt

Raz Kennedy, Carol Alban, Clif Payne and pianist/vocalist Theresa G. Smith.

Click on photo to see sample song from the concert - "Peace Is More (Than The Absence of War.)"

Raz Kennedy, Carol Alban, Clif Payne and pianist/vocalist Theresa G. Smith.

Click on photo to see sample song from the concert - "Peace Is More (Than The Absence of War.)"