biches
Nicholas Payton – Bitches

Bitches is a love story that musically chronicles the joys and heartbreak of relationship. A provocative and breakthrough recording on many levels, this is a pop-inspired concept album infused with modern jazz and neo-soul, featuring special guest vocalists Cassandra Wilson, Esperanza Spalding, N dambi, Chinah Blac, and Saunders Sermons!

Grammy Award winner Nicholas Payton plays every instrument, composed all the songs, wrote all the lyrics, produced each track, and sings and plays trumpet throughout this record. This is both good and bad because although it is overall a very fine production, there are places where instrument specialists may have been better suited to the music.  Use Duke for your keyboardist, Marcus or Stanley on Bass, and focus on being Nicholas. Not a knock, because I love the CD, but maybe….

biches

Leave a Reply

JazzUSA Merchandise
BlackUSA History

Anna Ella Carroll Writer, civil-war strategist [...]

Prudence Crandall Pioneer Civil-Rights Educator [...]

The Pittsburgh Courier Early African American newspaper [...]

Anna Maria Weems Underground Railroad Slave [...]

John James Neimore Publisher [...]

Annie Onieta Plummer The Dictionary Lady [...]

Jonh Brown Abolitionist [...]

Liberia Established Freed American slaves established country of Liberia [...]

Briton Hammon First African American prose writer of note [...]

Matthias de Sousa Adventurer [...]

Andrew Young Named Ambassadoe and Chief US Delegate [...]

Milla Granson Helped make it possible for slaves to teach other slaves. [...]

Roland Burris, a longtime Illinois state official, was named to succeed former Senator and President [...]

Gus Savage ascended to Congress as an outsider to elective politics. A veteran civil rights activist [...]

The first African-American woman Senator, Carol Moseley-Braun was also only the second black Senator [...]