Raye Jones Avery

Clifton Kellem

Clifton Kellem (bass) a native of Philadelphia began his musical journey in the third grade studying trombone. During the seventh grade, Kellem fell in love with the bass. He later studied music at Temple University and has performed with a distinguished legacy of international artists including Jerry Lewis, Diahann Carrol, Vic Damone, Petula Clark, Shirley Bassey, Billy Paul, John Blake, and George Benson. Over the past fifteen years, Kellem has toured with multiple Broadway and off-Broadway show productions including “Cooking at the Cookery”, “Ella”, “Ghost” and “Catch Me If You Can”.