Sean Clapis is a young jazz guitarist from Hartford, Connecticut. While attending the Academy of the Performing Arts High School in Hartford, and the Artist's Collective, founded by the late, great Jackie McLean, Sean studied with prominent jazz figures such as Paul Brown and Jimmy Greene.

He graduated from the prestigious Hartt School of Music as a Jazz Studies Major. Under the intense tutelage of the illustrious Steve Davis, Nat Reeves, Randy Johnston, Rich Goldstien, Rene McLean and The Great Andy LaVerne, Sean has made a name for himself on the Connecticut jazz scene.

He recently relocated to New York City, where he continues to compose, record and give private lessons. Additionally, Sean performs with Carte Blanche, a six-piece ensemble which evokes the vintage look and sound of classic American jazz from the 1920's and 1930's.


You're listening to "Desire Accompanied by Expectation of or Belief in Fulfillment (Hope)." from Sean's new CD, "Convergence".


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