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Dwayne Clemons Quintet at Charlie Scott's

Posted by JazzDanmark on August 6, 2022


Charlie Scott's
Skindergade 43
3312 1220


Sat, October 1, 2022

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Dwayne Clemons is a trumpet player, who'd moved to Stockholm, from New York City, in 2014. Born in Los Angeles, California, July 3rd, 1963; but raised in Dallas,Texas, from infancy, he'd started playing trumpet at age 8. It was in Dallas where he started his musical apprenticeship under the the likes of, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Cohn, Red Garland, James Clay, Buster Smith, Marchel Ivery, Claude Johnson, et.al. Upon arriving to New York, from 1985, up until the early-nineties, Clemons furthered his apprenticeship and received a lot of encouragement from with, Clarence"C"Sharpe, Jonah Jones, Barry Harris, Tommy Turrentine and many more. He also co-leads a quintet with Josh Benko and Sacha Perry, on various occasions. Works with Charles Davis in New York. Most recently, Dwayne has been teaming up with Amanda Sedgwick and Freddie Redd, touring with them in Scandinavia and Copenhagen. Currently, Dwayne host a Monday night set with, Charles Davis, Richard Clements, Murray Wall and Taro Okamoto, at the 11th street bar, in Alphabet City. On October 5th, 2014, Dwayne Clemons moved to Sweden (Stockholm). However, Dwayne still performs at Smalls, whenever he visits the U.S....

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