THIS & THAT CONCERT WITH THE QUARTET

Clif with Louis Sweatt

Clif with Louis Sweatt

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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 vocal coach/vocalist Raz Kennedyflutist/vocalist Carol Alban and California Jazz Conservatory vocal chair Laurie Antonioli.

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

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

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