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Jay Clayton’s 80th Birthday Celebration

Presented by Vermont Jazz Center at Vermont Jazz Center

Oct 23 2021
Jay Clayton’s 80th Birthday Celebration

Jay Clayton celebrates her 80th birthday in concert with pianist Ray Gallon, bassist Jay Leonhart and drummer Billy Drummond.

Jay Clayton has been key to the successful development of the Vermont Jazz Center’s vocal program. Dearly loved by her students, she combines a deep knowledge of the music with compassion for all.

She swings like crazy, engenders the perfect emotion while singing a ballad, and has us on the edge of our chairs when creating on-the-spot improvisations, oftentimes including her original poetry.

Downbeat Magazine says “her musicianship is impeccable;” that’s one of the reasons why she

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Admission to the in-person event is offered on a sliding fee scale from $20 to $40 per person and will be capped at 120 attendees. The online streaming of this concert will be offered free of charge but donations are welcome.

Contact: 802 254 9088


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Vermont Jazz Center

72 Cotton Mill Hill #222, Brattleboro, VT 05301


    • Wheelchair Access

Please contact in advance to facilitate wheelchair access.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

120 attendee limit, masking & proof of vaccination required.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details


120 attendee limit, masking & proof of vaccination required.

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

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