Douglas Payne

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Consulting
Location Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Introduction I am a writer on music and film. I have had the good fortune to produce CDs for such great artists as Peter Thomas, Lalo Schifrin, Ennio Morricone and Cal Tjader. While I have written for All About Jazz, and All Music Guide; I have also written liner notes for CDs by Freddie Hubbard, Oscar Peterson, Gabor Szabo, James Last, Dr. Lonnie Smith and more. Additionally, I have researched and compiled discographies for Roy Budd, Clarke Boland Big Band, Kenyon Hopkins, Boogaloo Joe Jones, Johnny Lytle, Hugh Masekela, Letta Mbulu, Gary McFarland, Jimmy McGriff, Oliver Nelson, Berto Pisano, Jimmy Ponder, Lalo Schifrin, Shirley Scott, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Gabor Szabo, photographer Pete Turner, and Kai Winding as well as for such labels as Aleph, CTI/Kudu, Chisa/Chissa, Groove Merchant, Skye and Tappan Zee.