Nicholas Payton Trio featuring Gerald Cannon and Herlin Riley

nicholas payton trioThe submission we got from the CFA was literally one sentence, so this is copied from the CFA page for this event:

Grammy Award-winning trumpet virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Payton was born into a musical family in New Orleans. After touring with Elvin Jones, Mr. Payton made his major-label recording debut as a leader in 1994. Since then, Mr. Payton has consistently committed himself to developing his distinct voice and forging new musical frontiers. At Wesleyan, Mr. Payton will perform on trumpet, piano, and Fender Rhodes with his Trio featuring bassist Gerald Cannon and drummer Herlin Riley.

Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble Coach Noah Baerman will speak before the concert at 7:15 PM.

Date: Friday, September 18
Time: 8-9:30 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: $27 general public; $25 senior citizens, Wesleyan faculty/staff/alumni, non-Wesleyan students; $6 Wesleyan students