Clayton Harder is an electric bassist at York University, studying under Artie Roth. Originally from small-town British Columbia, Clayton worked with Vancouver-based technical death metal band Archspire and spent five years working in the world of alternative music before deciding to broaden his interests and pursue an education in jazz. With his experience in alternative music styles, Clayton is looking to further explore the sound of the electric bass and how it can be used in modern jazz ensembles.