Carl Payne Big Band

The Carl Payne Big Band, formerly the Blythewood Jazz Orchestra, was formed in 2008 under the leadership of jazz trumpeter Carlton Payne Jr., a marine corps musician, studied at Berklee College of Music, SC State University and the navy’s school of music. موقع مراهنات Carl has performed with the Al Downing Big Band, the classic swing big band, Ray Davis and the Escorts, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, The Four Tops, The Temptations, the leader of the 2nd Kreation, plus performed in two movies.

The Carl Payne Big Band is comprised of twenty-two accomplished musicians including two vocalists. لعبة بلاك جاك We perform big band era music with a mix of contemporary and modern jazz. العاب بلاك جاك


The Carl Payne Big Band has had the honor of performing at Skipp Pearson’s receipt of the Order of the Palmetto, the Loman Hall’s Mardi Gras, Bill’s Pickin Parlor, Laurel Crest retirement home, wildewood downs, the jubilee festival, newberry opera house, sumter opera house, newberry rotary club and at our annual jazz on the lawn festival. We are available for weddings, anniversaries, festivals and private functions.

Carlton payne
Email: cp8501@yahoo.Com

Gene long
Email: gene.T.Long@yahoo.Com

Band members/instrument

First Name Last Name Instrument
Dawayne Simons Alto Sax
Ken Cheeks Alto Sax
Brittany Salley Bari Sax
Rene Muniz Bass
Erica Vandriel Drums
Bruce Danzler Drums
Harold Burrell Guitar
Edwards Donnell Keyboard
Dionne Preussner Piano
Ron Brinnon Ten Sax
Willie Driffins Ten Sax
Dave Mattos Trombone
Clarence Sumpter Trombone
Gene Long Trombone
Gerard Lancaster Trombone
Phil Fuller Trumpet
Wayne Gourdine Trumpet
Mike Cheatem Trumpet
Carlton Payne Trumpet
Carol Scott Trumpet
Jackie Johnson-Stinson Vocalist
Kanesha Fields Vocalist