|Birthname||James Earl Clay|
|born on||8 September 1935 at 04:15 (= 04:15 AM )|
|Place||Dallas, Texas, 32n47, 96w48|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||14°50' 13°46 Asc. 20°45'|
American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist and flutist. While in school Clay played alto saxophone, became a professional musician, and played with local bands in Dallas, including with Booker Ervin. Later, he went to California, there he played in 1957 in Red Mitchell's quartet and on recordings with Lawrence Marable. At the end of 1957 he returned to his hometown of Dallas, and served in the Army in 1959. He died in Dallas on 1 January 1994. His "Franklin Park" is on the Digital Praise PC game Guitar Praise.
- associate relationship with Newman, David "Fathead" (born 24 February 1933). Notes: music partnership
Sy Scholfield from BC in hand.
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (tenor saxophonist)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (flutist)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz