Nicholas Payton with DePaul Jazz Workshop
Dana Hall, director
8:00PM, Friday, November 9, 2018
($30 – $100)
Nicholas Payton (b. 1973)| The Backward Step
Nicholas Payton| Blue
Nicholas Payton| Blues for Duke Pearson
Nicholas Payton| Let it Ride
Louis Armstrong (1901-1971); arr. Nicholas Payton| Potato Head Blues
Nicholas Payton| Shades of Hue
Nicholas Payton| The Crimson Touch
Nicholas Payton became a virtuoso before he was even out of high school. His talent and skill have earned him praise and accolades, as well as insured his place in musical history. Spanning a multitude of musical genres, Payton has composed and arranged, performed and recorded with his own groups in many settings and in 1997, at age 25, Payton won a Grammy Award for his collaboration with Doc Cheatham. On this evening, Payton will collaborate with the DePaul Jazz Workshop on the Gannon Concert Hall stage.

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Dana Hall

Born in Brooklyn, New York, drummer Dana Hall has been an important musician on the international music scene since 1992. After completing his education in aerospace engineering at Iowa State…

Nicholas Payton

Multi-instrumentalist, composer and trumpet master, Nicholas Payton, is one of the most important artists working and recording today. A virtuoso before he was even out of high school, his talent…

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