Guitar/Saxophone duo (Tenor, Alto, Soprano Sax, Flute, & Clarinet) Instrumental Jazz & Pop Standards.
Music Veterans Robert McCloy & Gary Clavette bring together almost 75 years of performing experience – each with backgrounds from jazz, blues, Motown, pop/rock, Dixieland, Celtic, country, bluegrass, & folk music styles – with diversity of performance venues from Clubs, Honky Tonks, Concerts, Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs …ranging from Ringling Bros Circus to Presidential Inaugural Balls.
Robert McCloy: Jazz & Classical guitar.
In addition to countless club, community conerts, etc., Robert has performed at over 1000 weddings. Enter his name into Gigmasters to see his other Gigmasters solo guitar listing and testimonials from past clients. Approx 100 reviews are available on WeddingWire, where he has earned a 5 star rating from past clients, and been voted “couples choice” award over recent years.
Gary Clavette: Tenor, Alto, Soprano Sax – Flute – Clarinet.
Multiple degrees in music from Michigan State University (he first came to MSU as an offensive lineman – he's a big guy). Gary has toured, recorded, arranged, and produced for such notables as Ray Charles, Shania Twain, The Four Tops, The Simone Vitale Band, and countless shows with such notables as Don Rickles, Bob Hope, Bob Newhart, Temptations, Frankie Valli, Frank Sinatra Junior, Delbert McClinton, and more. You've heard him countless times without knowing it…he's a very active session musician, having recorded many of the jingles you hear daily.
In addition to the duo, additional musicians can be added for larger ensembles. Check out the guitar/sax/violin and guitar/flute/violin sound samples in the Gigmasters media section.