Buck Clayton bio

Birth Name: Buck Clayton

Occupation: Trumpet Player

Place Of Birth: Kansas

Date Of Birth: November12, 1911

Date Of Death: December 8, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Buck Clayton was born on the 12th of November, 1911. He was best known for being a Trumpet Player. Trumpeter and member of Count Basie ‘s “Old Testament” orchestra and who is known for his knack for improvisation and for his bright brassy sound.

Buck Clayton was born in Kansas. His father taught him scales and he took up trumpet as a teenager and performed with Duke Ellington ‘s Orchestra for a while. He he has collaborated with Li Jinhui, who was actively involved in establishing Chinese popular music in Shanghai.

Buck Clayton was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Buck Clayton was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Buck Clayton is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Buck’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Buck Clayton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Buck Clayton’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Buck Clayton kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Buck Clayton was born in the Year of the Pig.

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Zodiac Sign: Buck Clayton was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Buck Clayton was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Buck Clayton had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Buck Clayton’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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