PDX Jazz presents: Matt Wilson: Arts and Crafts at Portland Jazz Festival at Jimmy Mak's

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Add to Calendar 2013-02-20 2013-02-20 35 Matt Wilson: Arts and Crafts at Portland Jazz Festival at Jimmy Mak's National Public Radio says, “Drummer Matt Wilson is one of the friendliest guys in jazz, and his music, even at its most complex, reflects that.” He was voted the 2011 Drummer of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association, an honor he was also awarded in 2003, and was featured on the covers of both DownBeat and JazzTimes magazines in November of 2009. In addition to maintaining an active schedule as a performer, bandleader and recording artist, Wilson is a dedicated teaching artist. His outreach work and reputation as a community builder has helped establish him as a treasured ambassador for jazz music. He will feature his longstanding working band of stellar colleagues: trumpeter Terell Stafford, pianist Gary Versace, and bassist Martin Wind.

“Matt Wilson is an ambassador of good feeling!” - New York Times
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Matthew Jurasek added this event on 2012-10-15 13:55:52.

Where

Jimmy Mak's
Portland Jazz Festival

221 N. W. 10th
Portland, OR
503-295-6542

When

Wed, February 20, 2013
7:00 & 9:30 PM

Musicians

Terell Stafford

Terell Stafford
trumpet

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson
drums

Martin Wind

Martin Wind
bass, acoustic

Gary Versace

Gary Versace
organ, Hammond B3

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National Public Radio says, “Drummer Matt Wilson is one of the friendliest guys in jazz, and his music, even at its most complex, reflects that.” He was voted the 2011 Drummer of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association, an honor he was also awarded in 2003, and was featured on the covers of both DownBeat and JazzTimes magazines in November of 2009. In addition to maintaining an active schedule as a performer, bandleader and recording artist, Wilson is a dedicated teaching artist. His outreach work and reputation as a community builder has helped establish him as a treasured ambassador for jazz music. He will feature his longstanding working band of stellar colleagues: trumpeter Terell Stafford, pianist Gary Versace, and bassist Martin Wind....
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