Dmitri Matheny Group: Sagebrush Rebellion CD Release Celebration

Dmitri Matheny Group: Sagebrush Rebellion CD Release Celebration

$18/Adv $23/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM ½ PRICE NIGHT FOR STUDENTS “Understated, masterful technique and evident joy.” – Jazznews Dmitri Matheny is well-known for his melodic flugelhorn playing and intriguing compositional style. He is particularly at home on ballads where his lyrical, warm tone excels, sometimes inviting comparisons to Chet Baker. On this outing, Matheny is celebrating the release of his tenth album, Sagebrush Rebellion, with his current group, Keith Saunders on piano; Seward McCain on bass; and Leon Joyce on drums. A former protégé of the late flugelhorn legend Art Farmer, Matheny guides his fellow musicians through a thoughtful mix of his new compositions and jazz classics by Duke Ellington, Charlie Haden, Nat Adderley and Steve Swallow. The San Francisco Examiner has called Mathney “A visionary.”...
Dmitri Matheny Group: Jazz Noir

Dmitri Matheny Group: Jazz Noir

Thursday, July 25, 7:00 PM Dmitri Matheny Group: Jazz Noir $18/Adv $21/Door Door and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets available at the door with valid I.D. “… one of the most eclectic and daring ensembles…” – Oakland Tribune “A visionary: Matheny’s flugelhorn is both hot and cool, wide of range and brilliantly imaginative.” – San Francisco Chronicle Dmitri Matheny is well-known for his melodic flugelhorn playing and intriguing compositional style. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Matheny, “One of the jazz world’s most talented horn players.” Matheny’s current Jazz Noir project offers a fresh spin on familiar TV and movie themes (film noir, spy thrillers and crime dramas), plus a selection of new works, jazz classics and beloved standards from the Great American Songbook. Concert highlights include a Noir Medley of cinematic favorites and Matheny’s original Crime Scenes suite, a dreamlike series of vignettes linked together with voiceover narrative in the hardboiled detective style of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Dmitri Matheny – flugelhorn Charles McNeal – tenor saxophone Matthew Clark – piano Ruth Davies – bass Akira Tana – drums (subject to change)...