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     I've been involved with the music industry for over a decade now and am currently working as co-host of The BrownMark Show. I have collaborated with the likes of Narada Michael Walden, The Legion (formally known as The Slapboyz), Skyler Jet,Matt Blaque,& The Scribe Project. 

The opportunities therein enabled me to record countless demos for Pussycat Dolls, Toni Braxton, Jessica Simpson, and Disney.

     I LOVE singing and writing music that people can relate to. I have written well over 100 songs and I am constantly adding to that list as I keep evolving in my writing and singing styles, while continuing to be inspired by the experiences and people in my life. So keep listening and maybe one day I'll sing your story.

Clif Payne

Harlem-born singer Clif Payne bridges the genres of pop, rock, R&B, gospel and jazz. He's a 3-time Star Search winner who has opened for Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, Dionne Warwick and Lakeside. Clif hails from a family of musicians and singers. His father was a reedsman who gigged with Lionel Hampton. His mother was a talented vocalist who once backed Nat "King" Cole in a vocal ensemble.


The Bay Area is a place well known for its great soul music as well as being the home of countless musical legends. Through the years Simon has developed a musical style that embraces the soulful traditions of the Bay Area with his Jazz/Blues/Gospel/Funk inspired vocals and piano style.

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Castro Valley School of Music

3300 E. Castro Valley Blvd., Ste. A
Castro Valley, CA 94552

(510) 397-0721



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