Sonny Payne - a great drummer

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Title

Sonny Payne - a great drummer

Description

"A great drummer - Sonny Payne, after several years of sparking the Count Basic Band and a short stint behind Frank Sinatra, recently joined the Don Cunningham show to spotlight his world acclaimed drum talents.
Payne has been drumming since the tender age of 3 when his father, renown jazz drummer Chris Columbus, introduced him to a drumstick at the age when most youngsters are still drumming with a rattle. In 1945, when daddy Chris Columbus fave up leadership of the group at Small's Paradise, famed Harlem nightclub, Sonny took over..."

Subject

Payne, Sonny, 1926-1979; Drummers (Musicians); Drum set

Date

Dec-1974

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Payne, Sonny

Identifier

D0010647
Acc. no.: 25322

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Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

“Sonny Payne - a great drummer,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed June 16, 2024, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/9741.