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DOWNLOAN PRESS KIT (with photos)

“nowhere left to go but in, reverberant dyadic overlaps, the clear bead at the center changes everything (rūmī), wood of clarinet, breath of ney, overtones of alto, wonderfully focused storytelling, glacial mapping, sonic esoterica, interiority, shades of mccandless, circular, deep listening, altered states, thanks for sending, much joy in these flotations.” 
 Scot Ray  upon hearing “INSIDE IN”


Pra Você is a delight from start to finish. The sound of Payne’s group… is light and unique…. filled with rich melodies…”
Scott Yanow DownBeat October ’14  ★★★★ (4 stars)


“Dexter Payne’s new CD, Pra Vocè (“For You”), delights listeners…to enjoy his new disc, all you have to do is listen.”
Sharon Glassman  Posted: 

All About Jazz

“quietly brilliant … uniquely beautiful blend”
Chris M. Slawecki, review of Pra Voce published: May 26, 2014


Solos as strong and rich as fine Brazilian coffee.…pour into your ear like sparkling, clear spring water…. exotic and playful as a Disney Alladin character.…like an itchy scratch lifted from a BossaCucaNova record… a musical antidepressant.
– Chris Slawecki (Sr Editor AllAboutJazz.com) review of All About Jazz 5/15/18

OffBeat Magazine New Orleans, LA

…. everyone, gringos included, plays splendidly here… Quite the refreshing disc”
Tom McDermott review of Pra Voce published 01 May 2014

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