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 February 1 2013, Volume 49 
The Regency Center | San Francisco
Saturday, February 2, 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Party like it's 1949 at Noir City Nightclub, presented by the Film Noir Foundation in association with the 11th annual Noir City Film Festival. Eddie Muller, master of ceremonies, Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Dave Ellis saxophones, Matthew Clark piano, Fred Randolph bass, Akira Tana drums. Also appearing: Erin Brazill & The Brazillionaires, Evie Lovelle, Laura Ellis, El Radio Fantastique. One of San Francisco's most beautiful live music venues, the Regency Center Lodge is a vintage architectural jewel. Select image (right) to purchase tickets.
Seattle Art Museum | Seattle
Thursday, February 14, 2013 @ 5:30 pm

The Seattle Art Museum Art of Jazz concert series in association with Earshot Jazz and KPLU 88.5 FM present A Valentine's Day Jazz Celebration with the Dmitri Matheny Group. Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Nick Manson piano, Chris Higgins bass, Robert Rushing drums, Jim Wilke master of ceremonies. The concert will be recorded live for radio broadcast on KPLU. The downtown Seattle Art Museum offers an outstanding permanent collection and notable special exhibits. Now in its 17th year, the museum's popular after-work Art of Jazz series is offered free to the public. Select image (right) for more information.
57th Street Gallery | Oakland
Saturday, February 16, 2013 @ 8:30 pm

Join us for Jazz in the Gallery with the Dmitri Matheny Group, featuring the premiere of Matheny's latest composition, "Buckshot Rubaiyat." Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Brad Buethe guitar, Ron Belcher bass, Deszon X. Claiborne drums. Floyd Pellom's 57th Street Gallery showcases exclusive works of fine art with a focus on musical themes, and hosts this popular Saturday evening concert series featuring top regional and national talent. Select image (right) for tickets and reservations.
The Nash | Phoenix
Saturday, March 2, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

It's an all-star expedition into the heart of Jazz Noir on Saturday, March 2nd, when the Dmitri Matheny Group appears at The Nash, downtown Phoenix's newest cultural and educational center. Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Andrew Gross tenor saxophone, Nick Manson piano, Ted 'T-Bone' Sistrunk bass, Dom Moio drumsThe Nash, owned and managed by the nonprofit Jazz in Arizona, is named for Arizona native and "the most valuable player in jazz" (Modern Drummer), Lewis Nash. Seating is limited; advance reservations recommended. Select image (right) for tickets and information.
Just Ahead

Dmitri's 2013 summer season will feature tours and residencies in the San Francisco Bay Area (June 1-30), Pacific Northwest (July 10-20), and California Coast (July 21-26), including workshops, concerts, festivals, club appearances and more. Highlights:
Jun 2 Danville CA Sunday Jazz Church West
5 PM
Jun 14 Martinez CA Sunday Armando's
8 PM
Jun 16 Oakland CA Father's Day Piedmont Piano
4 PM
Jun 21 San Francisco CA Friday Old First Concerts
8 PM
Jun 29 Berkeley CA Saturday The Jazzschool
8 PM
Jul 11 Salem OR Thursday Christo's
8 PM
Jul 12 Portland OR Friday Ivories Jazz Lounge
8 PM
Jul 14 Charleston OR Sunday Oregon Coast Music Festival
2 PM
Jul 21 Oakland CA Sunday Jazz at the Chimes
2 PM
Jul 24 San Jose CA Wednesday San Jose Jazz
7:30 PM
Jul 25 Santa Cruz CA Thursday Kuumbwa Jazz Center
7 PM
Jul 26 San Diego CA Friday Dizzy's
8 PM
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Dmitri Matheny at MTV Artists

Dmitri is pleased to announce his participation in, a new online initiative launched by MTV. The site offers fans a stream of music videos, interviews, media articles, photos and albums by their favorite recording artists. The site also offers fans the opportunity to donate directly to their favorite musicians without a middleman. Additionally, participating artists receive 50 percent of all ad revenue. "This is a very pro-artist initiative," says Shannon Connolly, senior vp of digital music strategy for MTV, "to help artists get heard, get promoted and get paid."
Workshop: Melodic Mastery
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Improvisation Clinic for Musicians

Throughout the 2013-14 season, Dmitri Matheny is partnering with community organizations to present Melodic Mastery, a series of jazz improvisation workshops for aspiring musicians. Based on the teachings of his mentor, jazz legend Art Farmer (photo), Matheny advocates a lyrical, melodic approach with an emphasis on deep listening and jazz-as-conversation. The series begins June 30th at the Jazzschool in Berkeley, California.
Video: Papillon Recordings
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YouTube Playlist

Our Papillon Recordings channel on YouTube features selected television appearances, music videos, live broadcasts, film score cues and soundtrack clips from flugelhornist and composer Dmitri Matheny. First introduced to jazz audiences in the 1990s as the protégé of Art Farmer, Matheny has matured into "one of the jazz world's most talented horn players" (SF Chronicle). Select the image (right) to view this month's featured playlist.
Tech: Matheny Music App
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Get the free Dmitri Matheny Music App for your iPhone or Android mobile! Access all Dmitri Matheny albums, songs, concert tickets, news, tweets and blog posts. Download our free application to your smartphone by selecting the image (right).
Tour: Jazz Noir
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The Dmitri Matheny Group's popular 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. "An all-star jazz band featuring some of the most accomplished musicians in the western United States, the Dmitri Matheny Group is a cohesive and seamless unit, serving up equal parts soulful expression, caressing phrases, imaginative asides, and dedicated lyricism." —All About Jazz
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