AMERICA NORTH: USA: New York (NY)
Ray Brown, Paul Chambers, Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Jaco Pastorius, Rocco Prestia, Radiohead, James Brown, Nirvana, Prince, Smashing Pumpkins
Bassist Clayton Thompson is currently a Senior at Warwick Valley High School. Music is the overriding passion of his life. He participates in his High School honors band, chorus and orchestra, and was proud to participate in many All-County, All-State and All-Eastern music festivals on euphonium, voice, classical bass and jazz bass during his High School career. He also participated in the Hudson Valley Honors Youth Wind Ensemble and Chorus, and the William Paterson Jazz Improv Workshop. He has been a bassist and vocalist in several local rock bands as well. In his free time, Clayton writes and records original music, and performs at local open mic events. Next year, Clayton will attend the music conservatory at SUNY Purchase to study jazz bass with Todd Coolman. He currently studies bass with John Arbo.
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