Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sly To Prince From Pops…. -by The S.O.A.P.

Been dreaming a lot of Sly’s music lately…. It just occurred to me the relation of The Beautyful Ones to Smilin’…. As Miles Davis once said something like, take something someone else did, change it a little bit and it … Continue reading

Cassandra Wilson on #BAM, The Blues and The Age of Aquarius

- Nicholas Payton aka The Creator of #BAM aka The Savior of Archaic Pop

An Open Conversation With Christian McBride -by Nicholas Payton

“Jazz is nothing but a terminology. BAM is a terminology. It’s just a phrase that’s been created for identification. Think about black people in general in this country. We’ve been called Negro, Colored, Black, Afro-American and now African American. Who … Continue reading

The Secret To #BAM

3 over 4 and 4 over 3. That’s it. #BAM – Nicholas Payton aka The Creator of #BAM aka The Savior of Archaic Pop

#BAM Is For People Of All Races, Sexes, Cultures And Colors

No matter how many times I’ve said it, many of you still don’t get it. #BAM is not exclusive to Blacks. Not only have I written it dozens of times, but I’ve said it on air and on video repeatedly. … Continue reading

Biblically Debunking Homosexuality : Once And For All

Leviticus Faggot From a Judeo-Christian perspective, I believe there to be a difference in scriptural reference and biblical law. For instance, the bible says in Leviticus 18:22 says, “Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.” … Continue reading

The Nicholas Payton Television Studio Orchestra Live At Birdland 1/6/12

#BAM – Nicholas Payton aka The Creator of #BAM aka The Savior of Archaic Pop

The Inaugural #BAM Conference NYC 1/5/12

BAM at Birdland


Sinatra + Basie = The Ultimate #BAM

#BAM – Nicholas Payton aka The Creator of BAM aka The Savior of Archaic Pop