Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

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Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
CHJO in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Jazz, big band
Years active 1985–present
Labels Capri, Lake Street, Qwest, Fable/Lighyear, MCG, EMI, Blue Note
Past members

The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra is a big band led by Jeff Hamilton and brothers John Clayton and Jeff Clayton. The band was founded in Los Angeles in 1985.


On the album The L. A. Treasures Project (Capri, 2014):


  • Groove Shop (Capri, 1990)
  • Heart and Soul (Capri, 1991)
  • Absolutely! (Lake Street, (1995)
  • Explosive! (Qwest/Warner Bros., 1999)
  • Shout Me Out! (Fable/Lightyear, 2000)
  • Live at MCG (MCG, 2005)
  • Charles Aznavour & The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (EMI, 2009)
  • Sundays in New York (Blue Note, 2011)
  • The L. A. Treasures Project (Capri, 2014)[2]


  1. ^ Blanco, Edward (3 April 2014). "Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra: The L.A. Treasures Project". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2 January 2017.