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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Nicholas Payton, Trumpet

Afro-Caribbean Mixtape
Saturday, March 16, 2019 9 PM Zankel Hall
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Nicholas Payton by Gus Bennett Jr.
Trumpeter Nicholas Payton traces the path of African rhythms from their arrival in the Caribbean through their journey to New Orleans and on to Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago, and New York. He explores how the music of New Orleans became, in a sense, the world’s first popular music and how its greatest practitioner—Louis Armstrong—became one of the first pop stars. You’ll hear how swing, bebop, R&B, hip-hop, and more share a DNA that connects people around the world.

Part of: Migrations: The Making of America, The Shape of Jazz, and The Great Migration

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Nicholas Payton, Trumpet
Additional artists to be announced

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Migrations: The Making of America — A Citywide Festival

This concert and the Shape of Jazz series are made possible by The Joyce and George Wein Foundation in memory of Joyce Wein.

Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Absolutely Live Entertainment LLC.

Lead support for Migrations: The Making of America is provided by the Ford Foundation, The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, and Igor Tulchinsky.

Additional support is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

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