Jeremy Payne


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
National Account Manager, On-Stage Brand Director
Company Name
The Music People

Jeremy Payne first played clarinet in the school music program as a kid before switching to trumpet. That experience brought to light a true passion for music, which was further embedded when Jeremy began working at a local music store. Generations Music was a great training ground for Jeremy and readied him for his role at The Music People and On-Stage. He was hired by the company's Co-President, Sharon Hennessey, and he continues to work closely in a variety of sales and management roles. Jeremy became president of the NAMM Young Professionals Board of Directors in 2021, which serves as a networking group that provides educational events and mentor programs throughout the industry.