Carver Clark Gayton Jr.
Composer, trombone and tuba player, band leader and also actor, based in New York City. He is founder of the Ritual, Ltd. label and Lautir Publishing. Has worked with various artists in contemporary music such as Sting, Queen Latifa, Maxwell, Prince, The Skatalites, Scarface and Wyclef Jean. Film credits include Malcolm X, Money Train, Sweet and Low Down, and Kansas City.