Gerry Clayton

1958-1963 Merseybeat band member “Karl Terry & The Cruisers.

1963 1966 Member Hobo Rick & The City Slickers (Ricky Tomlinson).

1966-1974 The George Richardson Quartet

1974-1988 Worked in social clubs as “Backing Musician” on Bass Guitar.

1988 to date. Started my own quartet in 1988. Now mainly on “Double Bass”. Working the hotels in Blackpool.Enjoyed Theatre Pit Work” in Hello Dolly, Oklahoma and several Pantomines. Resident Bass Player with The Festival Jazzmen and The Jazz Aces.Back Jazzmen - Roy Williams, Humphrey Littleton, John Barnes, Kenny Ball etc.,etc. Became a member of Blackpool Symphony Orchestra.

Gear

Stentor Conservatoir Double Bass with "Shadow Pick-up. Gallien-Kruger Bass Amp. Fender Jazz & Precision Basses. Trace Elliot Bass Amp


Tags

Swinging on the Promenade Blackpool Gazzette 1988

Beats to the Eats. Blackpool Gazzette (Imperial Hotel

Music lovers flock to Cole Porter Concert Lytham St Annes Express2008

Jazzmen make midweek music. Blackpool Gazzette 2008

Music like this deserves to draw the crowds, Robin Duke Blackpool Gazzette 2008

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