Jazz Concerts and Shows

Nicholas Payton Trio
Thu, May 30 ~ Sun, Jun 2

Nicholas payton trio
Four nights at Smoke Jazz Club, NYC
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Originally from the New Orleans, Nicholas Payton is a virtuoso trumpeter steeped in acoustic jazz, post-bop, and the music of his hometown, but who is often found exploring music beyond the confines of the jazz tradition. He has recorded and performed with Wynton Marsalis, Dr. Michael White, Christian McBride, Joshua Redman, Roy Hargrove, Doc Cheatham, and Joe Henderson, among others and is widely considered one of the great artists of our time. In a review, the Chicago Tribune reports, “No descriptive label or category could be affixed to Payton’s solos, which were as brashly original as they were technically imposing.”