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Mr. Payton has woven a web of tastey tunes and thoughtful melodies. His music makes me travel while enjoying the comforts of a talent he's made home. Smooth, easy going, but enough to stir the spirit. Wonderful set...keep it coming. I'm one fan that will always have an appetite!!!

Honest and Real

In this recording you will find jazz in it's purest form. If you are looking for cliches and paint by numbers solos you won't find it here. Nick and his crew play some of most honest and real material that I've heard in a long time. HIGHLY recommended.


Released April 18, 2008, sound like today, 2010; A must buy.


Born: 1973 in New Orleans, LA

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Nicholas Payton was raised in New Orleans, a town chock-full of trumpet players and he originally followed in the footsteps of a mile-long line of tradition-based players including Buddy Bolden, Louis Armstrong, Al Hirt, and of course, Wynton Marsalis. Payton is the son of Walter Payton, a well-known bassist on the Crescent City jazz scene. His mother played piano. Given his upbringing in a musical family, Payton often spent upwards of ten hours a day practicing...
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