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 July 1 2013, Volume 59 
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
 
The Dmitri Matheny Group had a terrific time in Northern California last month. Warm thanks to Armando's, Jazz Church West, Old First Concerts, Piedmont Piano, the Evans Family, and everyone who came out to hear the band.
 
Mark your calendars: we'll be back July 21 for Jazz at the Chimes in Oakland, July 24 for San Jose Jazz at the Fairmont and July 25 at Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz.
 
Just ahead: a Pacific Northwest Residency of concerts, festival appearances and jazz workshops throughout Washington and Oregon.
 
We hope you can join us, and we thank you for your continuing support! 
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! Matheny flugelhorn, David Valdez saxophones, Randy Porter keyboard, Christopher Higgins bass and Alan Jones (photo) 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 (photo) piano, Christopher Higgins bass, Alan Jones drums and surprise guests. Located in the Pearl District, Ivories Jazz Lounge & Restaurant is the Rose City destination for world class jazz. Advance reservations encouraged.
 
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 saxophones, Nick Manson (photo) 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.
 
 
 
 
TOUR DATES
DATE CITY REGION VENUE
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, Northland Prep, 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
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. Tula's Restaurant & Nightclub is Seattle's favorite jazz room. 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 piano, Christopher Higgins bass and Robert Rushing (photo) 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 in the heart of downtown North Bend.
 
 
 
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.
 
Jazz at the Chimes | Oakland CA
THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm
 
"This is music to touch your heart."
—Marian McPartland, National Public Radio
 
It's an all-star salute to our favorite Broadway and Hollywood hits of the 1920s through the '60s, as the Dmitri Matheny Group performs classic works by George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington and more! Matheny flugelhorn, Michael Zilber tenor saxophone, Matt Clark piano, Robert Belcher bass and Akira Tana (photo) drums. The popular Jazz at the Chimes concert series is presented in Oakland's beautiful Chapel of the Chimes designed by Julia Morgan. Don't miss it!
 
 
Fairmont Hotel | San Jose CA
SAN JOSE JAZZ AT THE FAIRMONT
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 8:00 pm
 
"A visionary. Matheny's flugelhorn is both hot and cool, wide of range and brilliantly imaginative."
—San Francisco Examiner
 
Come to the Fairmont for cocktails and cool jazz with Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Matt Clark piano, Seward McCain (photo) bass and Akira Tana drums. Free Jazz Wednesdays presented by San Jose Jazz features intimate concerts, free-of-charge, at diverse downtown venues. Join us!
 
 
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