Nicholas Payton Quintet

Sat, Oct 20
  • 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
New Orleans-born trumpeter, keyboardist, singer, and composer Nicholas Payton is a dynamic performer, steeped in acoustic jazz and post-bop, whose music often finds him exploring genres beyond the confines of the jazz tradition. Nicholas Payton is widely considered one of the greatest artists of our time. Hailed as a virtuoso before he was even out of high school, his unbridled talent has earned him praise and accolades, as well as insured his place in history. From 2011 to 2013 he held the position of Distinguished Artist and Visiting Lecturer at Tulane University. During this period, he began self-releasing albums on his own BMF label, his latest, Afro-Carribean Mixtape, is a blend of cultural sounds making it truly unique.Run time: 130 minutes including 10 minute intermission.Family event. Infants 0-13 months do not require a ticket. Children and student pricing available over the phone or in person.

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