Red Clay Jazz is not the average music group. It strives to be the essence of Contemporary Rhythm & Blues, Jazz. Red Hot and Alive. The music performed by Red Clay Jazz has that edge to it making each composition fun to listen to, clap your hands or dance to. Metroland Magazine Red Clay Jazz opened the show to a hot crowd response, with a set that featured great sax solos from Marcus Benoit and some eye-popping (and thumb-popping) bass work from Cliff Avery. Critics have compared their music to the artist on the Jazz label CTI. Red Clay Jazz - It's In the Music.