Nicholas Payton – Relaxin’ With Nick (Smoke Sessions)

Closing in on 25 years since his Verve debut, versatile trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Payton creates something remarkable in this age of limited musical attention spans — a lengthy double-disc set of alternately soft-spoken and off-the-chain raucous live performances captured at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club in New York City. Though certain pieces on Relaxin’…
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