Label: Strata-East - SECD 9024,Bellaphon - 660-51-021 • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz • Style: Post Bop
Payne also played the alto saxophone and flute. He played with other prominent jazz musicians, in particular Dizzy Gillespie and Randy Westonin addition to his solo work as bandleader. Payne received his first saxophone at the age of 13, asking his father for one after hearing " Honeysuckle Rose " performed by Count Basie with Lester Young soloing.
Payne took lessons from a local alto sax player, Pete Brown. Payne began his professional recording career with J. Johnson on the Savoy label in During that year he also began playing with Roy Eldridgethrough whom he met Dizzy Gillespie. His earlier recordings would largely fall under the swing category, Cecil Payne - Zodiac (The Music Of Cecil Payne) Gillespie hired him. Payne stayed on board Notions - Prins Obi* - Notionsheard performing solos on "Ow!
In the early s he found himself working with Tadd Dameronand worked with Illinois Jacquet from to He then started freelance work in New York City and frequently performed during this period with Randy Westonwhom Payne worked with until Payne was a cousin of trumpeter Marcus Belgravewhom he recorded with briefly.
He countered their suggestion by pointing out that no one would ever entrust his or her teeth to a "Dr. With Cannonball Adderley. With Kenny Clarke and Ernie Wilkins. With Johnny Hammond. With Philly Joe Jones Dameronia. With James Moody. With Jimmy Smith. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
For the English cricketer, see Cecil Payne cricketer. Da Capo Press. Backbeat Books. Categories : births deaths Bebop saxophonists Bebop flautists Hard bop saxophonists Jazz baritone saxophonists American jazz baritone saxophonists American jazz alto saxophonists American male saxophonists American jazz flautists Musicians from Brooklyn Savoy Records artists Strata-East Records artists Muse Records artists Delmark Records artists 20th-century American musicians 20th-century saxophonists Jazz musicians from New York Cecil Payne - Zodiac (The Music Of Cecil Payne) 20th-century American male musicians Male jazz musicians Dameronia members.
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