Date(s) - 07/24/2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Sierra University
La Sierra University Alumni Center
La Sierra University’s Pierce Street Jazz series will feature guitarist John Payne in its next concert on Wed., July 24. The John Payne Quartet will include Henry “the Skipper” Franklin on bass, Theo Saunders on piano, and Ramon Banda on drums. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the La Sierra University Alumni Center, 11500 Pierce St., Riverside. Admission is free. For further information call 951-785-2148.
Payne, a jazz and blues guitarist, spent his early years in West Texas listening to the area’s fiddle and guitar music with the western swing sounds of Hoyle Nix. He studied jazz with Bob Brown in Albuquerque, N.M. For more than 25 years he has lived in Santa Barbara where he divides his time between playing and teaching. He has played with Randy Tico, Bob Ledner, Lorca Hart and many others.