Nicholas Payton

Episode 3 · August 23rd, 2016 · 53 mins 16 secs

About this Episode

In a revealing talk with Arthur, Grammy Award-winner Nicholas Payton shares the creative process (and challenges) behind making his latest album "Textures", which he created entirely in software using electronic instruments. Nicholas also discusses his views on the stagnation of hip-hop, the reception he gets from European "jazz" audiences, and he gives a personal tribute to his father, legendary bassist and sousaphonist, Walter Payton.