Cleave Guyton Jr

Cleave G.

Brooklyn, NY

About Cleave G.

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Cleave teaches: Ages 7 and up
Teaching since: January 1985
Last sign in: 4 days ago


Cleave Guyton is a professional musician who has a Bachelors degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston and a Masters degree from Queens College in New York. He plays the Saxophones, Flutes and Clarinet. He has been fortunate to have worked with artist’s such as: Aretha Franklin, Abdullah Ibrahim, Joe Henderson, Stanley Turrentine, Nat Adderley, Abby Lincoln, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Jon Hendricks, The Ray Charles Orchestra, Lionel Hampton, The Cab Calloway Orchestra, Little Jimmy Scott, Spike Lee, Joe Williams, Late Night with Conan Obrien, Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Ronny Jordan, The Mingus band, Cleo Laine, Chaka Khan and is a current member of the world famous Count Basie Orchestra.

Photos and Videos

With Abdullah Ibrahim's "Ekaya"


Woodwind Player
Jan 2000 - Present
Abdullah Ibrahim

I work in his Trio, Big Band and Ekaya group.

Woodwind Player
Jan 2000 - Present
The Duke Ellington Orchestra

I'm the regular sub. for the woodwind section.

Woodwind Player
Jan 1993 - Present
The world famous Count Basie Orchestra


Master of Music in Jazz Performance.
Sep 2007 - May 2009
Aaron Copland School Music at Queens College, New York
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance.
Sep 1981 - May 1985
Berklee College of Music

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency


Masters Degree in Music
Feb 2009
Aaron Copland School of Music at (Queens College)

Masters Degree in performance.

Bachelors Degree
May 1985
Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)

Degree in performance.


Henry Street Settlement
Sep 2000

The Henry Street Settlement is a not-for-profit social service agency in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City that provides social services, arts programs and health care services to New Yorkers of all ages.

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
Sep 1999

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is committed to providing a nurturing environment that promotes and personifies excellence, collaboration, and community for individuals engaged in performing and music study.

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