Tag: Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson Takes us to Another Country

When I sat down at the Blue Note to see Cassandra Wilson play I knew it would be surreal.  She’s one of my heroes, so I was overwhelmed with needing to absorb into my cells every detail of the performance

Nicholas Payton: Creator of BAM and the Savior of Archaic Pop

Nicholas Payton is, in his own words, leading a revolution in creative free thought.  Coming from a musical family (His father, the legendary Walter Payton who passed away in 2010; his mother, an accomplished vocalist and pianist), he’s a true