Dexter Payne / Bio

Downbeat Readers Poll Finalist ‘04 & ‘06, NBC Today Show, 9 yrs with the Big Sky Mudflaps, partnered with the late Judy Roderick 16 yrs, toured 3 yrs with BarBQ Bob. Lived and performed 2 1/2 yrs in Latin America (12 countries), playing with Thiago de Mello, Ruben Gonzales, Cachaito, recorded with Beth Carvalho. Performed with Thiago de Mello & Sharon Isbin at 92nd St Y, Hamptons Music Festival, and Mostra Internacional de Musica em Olinda (MIMO) Pernambuco, Brazil. World premier of Brazilian composer Thiago de Mello's A Flame in the Dark in NYC celebration of the International Declaration of Human Rights. Co-released two CDs with de Mello. DONT MISS: 25 yr old sessions of Judy Roderick with Dr John. Latest on Dexofon Records: Lionel Young Band "On Our Way To Memphis" Dexter currently tours internationally with Lionel Young Band, 2011 IBC champs.

General Info

Band Members
clarinet, sax, harmonica
Artist Name
Dexter Payne
Profile Page
Jazz / Brazilian / Blues

Contact Info

Boulder, CO

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