Clyde is an accomplished musician often called “the British Kenny G—with a hint of Benny Goodman,” He has developed a uniquely original, personal, and accessible live solo performance style and is a 'high end entertainer'. Accompanied by well-orchestrated arrangements of jazz standards, swing, ballads, bossa novas, and contemporary jazz, Clyde adds sparkle and elegance as he mingles with his audiences at Birthday Parties, Reunions, Cocktail Hours, Weddings, Wedding Anniversaries, Garden BBQs, Corporate & Business Functions and all other events, both large and small.
An outstanding and highly original performer, Clyde plays alto & soprano saxophones and clarinet: he captivates the hearts of his listeners through every note that he plays, each one charged with emotion and feeling that conjures up memories and scenes in the lives and hearts of his audience. Clyde's classy, sharp appearance, together with his highly professional command of his instruments, brings his performance to a level of excellence rarely found these days. His personal appearances leave a lasting memory of musical genius.
He is also featured on the New England Jazz Station and plays throughout Boston and New England at many well known venues. His performance credits include the following venues: Royal Albert Hall, London, Hampton Court Palace, London, Westminster Central Hall, London, New England Jazz Station 90.5FM, Worcester, Gov. Charlie Baker at Wachusett Country Club, Anthony's Pier Four, Boston, Prudential Top of the Hub, Boston, The Millennium Bostonian Hotel, Boston, The Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Hanover Theater, Worcester, Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester Country Club, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, DCU Center, Worcester, Log Cabin, Holyoke, The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford CT, Empire State Plaza, Albany New York for Governor Andrew Cuomo via City of Rochester International Jazz Festival and more...
Clyde's solo CD, 'Timeless,' features such classics as 'Satin Doll,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing', 'Autumn Leaves' and more…
Clyde plays in the styles and compositions of Kenny G, Grover Washington Jr., Pat Metheny, Spyro Gyra, Stan Getz, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Cole Porter, Gershwins, Burt Bacharach & many, many, more.
Your event will be taken to another level by this remarkable English jazz performer.
Clyde also offers to be Emcee for events & functions at which he plays & his British accent always adds a refreshing touch.
Please feel free to contact him by email, text or phone.