Clifford Adams

  • jazz

While Clifford is well known to audiences for his long-time tenure with Kool & the Gang, his musical roots reside in the fertile soil of jazz. In 1973, Clifford, Mike Ray, and Larry Gittens were the horn section for The Stylistics world tour. Clifford embarked on a two-year stint with the world famous Thad Jones and Mel Lewis Big Band. After playing with Duke Ellington's Orchestra, then headed by Duke's son Mercer, Clifford toured Europe with Max Roach. This strong musical repertoire

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