Clay Schaub has been performing music professionally for over twenty years. He has worked on the New York City jazz scene as a skilled sideman and has performed regularly with Greg Ruggiero, Gregory Tardy, Bob Mover, Frank Morgan, Joe Bonner, Luisa Sobral, Igor Lumpert, Christine Hoberg, and Uros Markovic.
Clay graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Denver in 2004, and received a Downbeat Award for Outstanding Big Band Arrangement that same year. He studied with Ken Walker, performed with Eric Gunnison, Alan Hood, & Frank Morgan, was featured at the Estes Park Jazz Festival, was faculty at the Rocky Mountain Vocal Jazz and Northwest College Jazz camps, and was the bassist for several Denver Civic Theater Productions.
Moving to Milwaukee in January of 2013, Clay carries on making music with friends, composing, teaching, and raising a family. He finds great joy in it.