The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents…
The return of flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny!
Dmitri Matheny Group
JAZZ FROM THE SILVER SCREEN
FeaturingÂ Matt ClarkÂ piano,Â Ron BelcherÂ bass andÂ Mark LeeÂ drums.
Voted â€œNW Instrumentalist of the Yearâ€ in the recent Seattle Earshot JazzÂ Golden Ear Awards, flugelhornistÂ Dmitri MathenyÂ leads an all-star band in an evening ofÂ Jazz From The Silver Screen.
Showcasing favorite movie themes from the 1930s to the present day, the program includes music fromÂ The Wizard of OzÂ (1939),Â An Affair To RememberÂ (1957),Â Black OrpheusÂ (1959),Â Breakfast at Tiffanyâ€™sÂ (1961),Â Days of Wine And RosesÂ (1962),Â The SandpiperÂ (1965),Â The Godfather(1972),Â The Long GoodbyeÂ (1973),Â ChinatownÂ (1974),Â The Empire Strikes BackÂ (1980),Â Blade RunnerÂ (1982),Â Round MidnightÂ (1986) andÂ Manchester By The SeaÂ (2016).
Flugelhorn masterÂ Dmitri MathenyÂ has been lauded as â€œone of the most emotionally expressive improvisers of his generationâ€Â (International Review of Music).Â An honors graduate of Berklee College of Music, Dmitri Matheny vaulted onto the jazz scene in the 1990s as the protÃ©gÃ© of jazz legend Art Farmer. Since then he has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal international following, releasing eleven CDs and touring extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.TheÂ San Francisco ChronicleÂ calls Matheny â€œone of the jazz worldâ€™s most talented horn players.â€