Rufus Reid and Grammy nominees the Clayton Brothers (featuring John Clayton) are among the headliners to be featured at the first annual Jazz Education Network Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The JEN Conference, which takes place on May 20-22, 2010, will also include performances by Marvin Stamm, Terrell Stafford, the Army Blues Band, Tom “Bones” Malone, Sixth Wave, and many others.
Clinicians include Jamey Aebersold, Frank Alkyer, Tony Garcia, Tim Davies, Ndugu Chancler, J.B. Dyas, John Kuzmich, Lisa Kelly/J.B. Scott, Victor Lopez, Dean Sorenson, Mike Tomaro, Mike Vax and Michelle Weir.
Both Reid and Clayton are noted not only as amazing bassists, but also as fine music educators with many years of experience. To find more about the JEN Conference, visit www.JazzEdNet.org.