With 10 years on the front range and validated by a 4 star DownBeat review, this dedicated group of complementary and contrasting instrumentalists who know one another well, features clarinet, accordion, 7-string guitar, piano and percussion/drums. Give your audience the gift of real music, rooted in Brazilian traditional choro from a century ago and expanding through forro and modern choro jazz. Articulate and experienced entertainers AND educators, they can bring the music alive for any audience. Award winning clarinetist Dexter Payne has performed extensively throughout the US, Canada, Brazil and Latin America, as well as France and Turkey… and the Quintet is comprised of his favorite musicians ANYWHERE!
NEW from DEXTER PAYNE QUINTET JAZZ FOR ALL with a stunning offering from vocalist Elena Camerin Young. More to say about all this, later. For now, click on the picture and let the music speak…
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Four recordings with Thiago de Mello later, then Pra Você, this time with the Quintet, a group of amazing players, which garnered a 4 star review in DownBeat Magazine.
Scroll back up for the Quintet’s latest: “Jazz For All” by the same group, plus a taste of vocal magic by Elena Camerin Young. Made possible, in part, by a grant from Pathways to Jazz.