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Nicholas Payton (born September 26, 1973) is a player from New Orleans, Louisiana. The son of bassist and sousaphonist Walter Payton, he took up the trumpet at the age of four and by the time he was nine he was playing in the Young Tuxedo Brass Band alongside his father. Encouraged by Wynton Marsalis, who was himself involved in New Orleans' jazz and brass band music in his youth, Payton played semi-professionally throughout his grade school years and… read more

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  • very elegant lyrical playing
  • "Bitches" is such a fantastic album. I'm in love with it.
  • 'Bitches' is amazing!!!!
  • Nobody plays the blues like Nicholas Payton
  • Nicholas Payton—now playing in the brandnew ➤ [group]j a z z | h a u s[/group]
  • Very good last LP. In Poland it got a nice review: Have a nice day.
  • sonic trance is truly night-steam-street album

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