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 June 15 2013, Volume 58 
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY
 
San Francisco Bay Area Friends,
 
Join us for three very special concert events this summer!
 
Tomorrow afternoon, June 16, it's a Father's Day Jazz Celebration at Piedmont Piano in Oakland. Next Friday, June 21, witness the world premiere of my latest composition, Sagebrush Rebellion, at Old First Concerts in San Francisco. Then on July 21, we will appear on the prestigious Jazz at the Chimes concert series with an all-star salute to The Great American Songbook

These Northern California events are highlights of the Dmitri Matheny Group's 50-city tour of the western states, with concert and club appearances throughout the Pacific Northwest, Desert Southwest and California Coast.

See you there, and thank you for your continuing support.

~Dmitri
Piedmont Piano | Oakland CA
FATHER'S DAY JAZZ CELEBRATION
Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 4:00 pm
 
"A visionary. Matheny's flugelhorn is both hot and cool, wide of range and brilliantly imaginative." 
—San Francisco Examiner
 
Treat Dad to an afternoon of world class jazz with Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Howard Wiley tenor saxophone, Matthew Clark piano, Ron Belcher bass and Akira Tana (photo) drums. The elegant performance space at Piedmont Piano Company is located in an historic Art Deco building in Oakland's vibrant Uptown Arts and Entertainment District. Seating is limited; advance reservations recommended.
 
 
Old First Concerts | San Francisco CA
WORLD PREMIERE: SAGEBRUSH REBELLION
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm
 
"A major talent as a composer."
—JazzIz
 
The Dmitri Matheny Group presents an evening of fresh, original works, familiar jazz classics, hard bop, west coast cool and beloved standards from the Great American Songbook. Matheny flugelhorn, Matthew Clark piano, Ruth Davies (photo) bass, Deszon X. Claiborne drums. Among the concert highlights: witness the World Premiere of Matheny's latest composition "Sagebrush Rebellion" in the acoustically superb sanctuary of San Francisco's Old First Church. 
 
 
Christo's | Salem OR
JAZZ NOIR
Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm
 
"Playing beautiful lines with a flawless warm tone, Matheny is an excellent performer on gentle ballads and bop scorchers alike." 
—Rolling Stone
 
It's an all-star expedition into the heart of Jazz Noir when the Dmitri Matheny Group comes to Salem on July 11! Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, David Valdez saxophones, Randy Porter (photo) keyboard, Christopher Higgins bass and Alan Jones drumsChristo's Pizzeria & Restaurant is famous for their hand-tossed artisan pizza, Italian family recipes and intimate listening lounge where young and old enjoy the best American Jazz, Folk and Indie artists. Don't miss out!
 
 
Ivories | Portland OR
BIRTHDAY JAM
Friday, July 12, 2013 at 8:00 pm
 
"Dmitri Matheny has matured into one of jazz's most talented horn players."
—San Francisco Chronicle
 
The Dmitri Matheny Group returns to Portland for a swinging birthday celebration of Ivories' owner, Jim Templeton! Featuring Matheny flugelhorn, David Valdez saxophones, Randy Porter piano, Christopher Higgins bass, Alan Jones (photo) drums and surprise guests. Located in the Pearl District, Ivories Jazz Lounge & Restaurant is the Rose City destination for world class jazz. Advance reservations strongly encouraged.
 
 
TOUR DATES
DATE CITY REGION VENUE
June 16-21 Oakland and San Francisco CA Northern California Piedmont Piano, Old First Concerts
July 11-20 Salem, Portland, Eugene and Charleston OR, Port Angeles, Seattle and North Bend WA Pacific Northwest Christo's, American Music Program, KMHD Radio, Ivories Jazz Lounge, The Jazz Station, Oregon Coast Music Festival, Peninsula College, Tula's, Medler Studios, Boxley's, Cathedral Park Jazz Festival
July 21-26 Oakland, San Jose, Santa Cruz, and San Diego CA California Coast Jazz at the Chimes, San Jose Jazz at the Fairmont, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Dizzy's
August 2-3 Truckee CA Lake Tahoe Moody's Bistro Bar & Beats
August 15-September 21 Scottsdale, Chandler, Sedona, Tucson, Phoenix, Flagstaff and Prescott Valley AZ, Santa Fe, Taos and Silver City NM Desert Southwest Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Chandler Center for the Arts, Sedona Jazz at the Church, El Con Club Jazz Series, The Lost Leaf, KSFR Music Cafe Series, KTAOS Solar Center, Seedboat Center for the Arts, Northern Arizona University, Prescott Jazz Society
September 26-29 Sacramento, San Ramon, Oakland and San Francisco CA Northern California American River College, Jazz at the Library, 57th Street Gallery, Red Poppy Art House
The Jazz Station | Eugene OR
JAZZ NOIR
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Two shows 7:30 & 9:30 pm
 
"Protégé of the late Art Farmer, flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny works along the edge between chamber music and jazz, creating a musical landscape found when lights are low. The lyricism of his horn work is achingly poignant."
—Andrew Gilbert, San Diego Union-Tribune
 
Matheny flugelhorn, David Valdez alto saxophone, Nick Manson piano, Chris Higgins (photo) bass, Alan Jones drums. Operated by the member-supported Willamette Jazz Society, The Jazz Station is an all ages, family friendly music and art gallery in the heart of Eugene.
 
 
Oregon Coast Music Festival | Charleston OR
CHAMBER JAZZ
Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm
 
"A flugelhorn so cool it'll run a shiver through your martini."
—MetroActive
 
Join the Dmitri Matheny Group for a magical afternoon of jazz at the OIMB Boathouse in Charleston, Oregon. Featuring Matheny flugelhorn, David Valdez (photo) saxophones, Nick Manson piano, Christopher Higgins bass and Alan Jones drums. The longest-running music event on the Oregon Coast, the 35th Oregon Coast Music Festival is a two-week-long annual festival that draws 5,000 to its various concerts throughout the Coos Bay region. See you there!
 
 
Tula's | Seattle WA
EMERALD CITY SWING
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 7:30 pm
 
"Understated, masterful technique and evident joy."
—JazzNews
 
The Dmitri Matheny Group returns to The Emerald City for an evening of west coast cool, hard bop and fresh originals. Featuring Matheny flugelhorn, Anton Schwartz (photo) tenor saxophone, Nick Manson piano, Christopher Higgins bass and Robert Rushing drums with a special appearance by the University Prep Jazz Combo. Featured in DownBeat Magazine's Guide to 100 Great International Jazz Clubs, Tula's Restaurant & Nightclub is your Seattle destination for world class jazz. Be there!
 
Boxley's | North Bend WA
BLOCK PRE-PARTY
Friday, July 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm
 
"The first breakthrough flugelhornist since Chuck Mangione."
—San Jose Mercury News
 
Join the Dmitri Matheny Group at Boxley's for an all-star countdown to the North Bend Block Party! Featuring Matheny flugelhorn, Nick Manson (photo) piano, Christopher Higgins bass and Robert Rushing drums. Voted one of the 150 Best Jazz Clubs in the World by Downbeat Magazine, Boxley's is an all ages restaurant, bar and nightclub.
 
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival | Portland OR
SATURDAY IN THE PARK
Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 3:00 pm
 
"With his gift for soaring lyricism, Matheny plays jazz that's emotionally open but full of mystery."
—Andrew Gilbert, SF Metropolitan
 
Join the thousands of music fans who will gather under Portland's St. Johns Bridge to revel in the sounds of the 33rd Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, the longest running free-of-charge jazz festival west of the Mississippi! Featuring Matheny (photo) flugelhorn, Nick Manson piano, Chris Higgins bass and Robert Rushing drums. Join us!
 
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