For the past 11 years, Jake Clayton has also been a professionally touring utility musician in the live bands of Country Music hit-makers Tanya Tucker, Sunny Sweeney, Collin Raye Joey & Rory, Jamie O’Neal, Jimmy Wayne, and others. Jake has traveled as a musician on multiple tours with such Country music headliners as Garth Brooks, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Justin Moore, Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, George Strait, and many more. He’s seen his childhood dreams come true as he’s graced the stages of Madison Square Garden, The Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame and other legendary venues.
As a studio musician, Jake’s most recent credits include the 2018 CCMA Album of the Year: Jess Moskaluke's "Past the Past", and the 2017 release "Losing Sleep" by RCA Records Artist, Chris Young. Further recording credits include Thompson Square’s #1 single, “If I Didn’t Have You,” and Joey & Rory’s "Inspired" DVD and TV special.