"Is there no Hope? There is...and she will funk you up!!" RELIX MAGAZINE
A versatile and accomplished musician (sax/vocals/flute), Hope Clayburn is as comfortable playing complex and soulful jazz in an intimate club as she is rocking out with the likes of Deep Banana Blackout. She has performed with a variety of acts, including The Allman Bros, Karl Denson, Gov't Mule, Culture, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, DJ Logic, Bernie Worrell, George Porter Jr., The Temptations, The Tom Tom Club(Talking Heads members), and the list goes on. Her latest funk jazz ensemble, Hope Clayburn's 2nd Booty Battalion, is set to release a new CD featuring guest appearances by revolutionary poet, Nikki Giovanni and blues/world music artist, Corey Harris.
Hope Clayburn is a rare artist with pure energy and style. She has grown and accomplished so much during her short time on the music map, there's no doubt Hope will continue to create exciting and innovative music.