Grammy-nominated jazz artist who fan-funded his debut album as a leader Two-Shade on the ArtistShare platform.
He began studying classical piano when he was seven under the tutelage of Linda Buck.
He toured with The Clayton Brothers and the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.
He was born into a musical family, with his father being bassist and bandleader John Clayton and his uncle being multi-instrumentalist wind player Jeff Clayton.
He cited as influences his father, Oscar Peterson, Monty Alexander, Benny Green, and Ray Brown.