Moving from music to film, Peyton has charted a unique creative course. Peyton's production, writing, and arranging skills contributed to many music hits. (including Peyton's own #1 charting AC release, "Latitude, 40 Degrees North") In the 80's and 90's Peyton worked with artists including James Brown, Melba Moore, Nona Hendrix, Levon Helm's, and Dan Hartman. Peyton has written underscore music for Friends, the Smithsonian, PBS "Nature" series, and many TV productions and jingles.
In 1991 Peyton founded EarthFlight Media, a multi media production and music company that combined his passion for flying, filming, and music. A 5,000 hour instrument rated pilot, Peyton learned the craft of aerial cinematography flying his aircraft, a Mooney 201,while filming a full length music video to support his "Latitude, 40 Degrees North" audio CD.
Peyton hosted BET's "Jazz Central" program, featuring many of his aerial "Visual Music" productions. This led to an appearance on the CNN Morning News, discussing music and aerial photography.
Peyton's industrial work includes turnkey productions for major aviation companies as, UPS Aero, Sennheiser, Extra Aircraft, Oxford Aviation, EADS Socata, Northstar Avionics, JP Instruments and many others. Peyton's aerial photography has contributed to many films like "Along Came Polly" with Ben Stiller, "The Punisher" with John Travolta, "Storm" with Luke Perry, "Island of Doctor Moreau" with Marlon Brando, "What the Bleep", and music video footage including JayZ, Beyonce Knowles, TLC, as well as numerous TV and feature releases. Recent work includes an, Atlantic Crossing Video, Solo gallery photo show, and a bunch of clouds...
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Selected CP Writting:
My Journey (short video)