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 July 15 2013, Volume 60 
Hello from the Pacific Northwest, where we're having a ball, enjoying ideal weather and terrific audiences. Big thanks to everyone who came out to hear the band last week in Portland, Salem, Eugene and the Oregon Coast Music Festival.
This week we visit the great state of Washington for appearances at Peninsula College Port Angeles 7/16, Tula's Seattle 7/17 and Boxley's North Bend 7/19, then it's back to Oregon for the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival on 7/20. 
California friends, please join us next week for Jazz at the Chimes in Oakland 7/21, San Jose Jazz at the Fairmont 7/24, Kuumbwa Jazz Center Santa Cruz 7/25 and Dizzy's San Diego on 7/26. 
Thank you, as always, for your continuing support.
Tula's | Seattle WA
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 7:30 pm
"Understated, masterful technique and evident joy."
The Dmitri Matheny Group returns to The Emerald City for an evening of west coast cool, hard bop and fresh originals. Featuring Matheny (photo) flugelhorn, Anton Schwartz 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
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 (photo) 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 in the heart of downtown North Bend.
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival | Portland OR
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 flugelhorn, Nick Manson (photo) piano, Chris Higgins bass and Robert Rushing drums.
Jazz at the Chimes | Oakland CA
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 (photo) bass and Akira Tana 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!
July 11-20 Seattle and North Bend WA, Portland OR Pacific Northwest Tula's, 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
Fairmont Hotel | San Jose CA
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 bass and Akira Tana (photo) drumsFree Jazz Wednesdays presented by San Jose Jazz features intimate concerts, free-of-charge, at diverse downtown venues. Join us!
Kuumbwa Jazz Center | Santa Cruz CA
Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 7:00 pm
"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
Renowned flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny leads an all-star expedition into the heart of Jazz Noir on Thursday, July 25 at 7:00 pm, when the Dmitri Matheny Group returns to Kuumbwa. Featuring Matheny flugelhorn, Charles McNeal tenor saxophone, Matthew Clark piano, Ruth Davies (photo) bass and Akira Tana drums. Kuumbwa Jazz Center is one of the most convivial and highly respected jazz-presenting institutions in the country. Be there!
Dizzy's | San Diego CA
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 8:00 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
The Dmitri Matheny Group performs a set of new works, jazz classics, hard bop, west coast cool and beloved standards from the Great American Songbook. Featuring Matheny flugelhorn, Nick Manson piano, Justin Grinnell bass and Duncan Moore (photo) drums. Dizzy's new home is located at the showroom of San Diego Jet Ski Rentals, 4275 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego CA 92109, on the southern edge of Pacific Beach. Easy access from I-5, plenty of free parking for everyone right in front, coffee, cookies, and soft drinks available. All ages welcome!
Moody's Bistro | Truckee CA
Friday & Saturday, August 2 & 3, 2013 at 8:30 pm
"Dmitri Matheny has diverted his ample talent from trumpet to flugelhorn, playing beautiful lines with a flawless warm tone. He's an excellent performer on gentle ballads and bop scorchers alike."
—Rolling Stone
Join us for two nights of cool jazz at one of the hottest spots in the Lake Tahoe region. Featuring Matheny flugelhorn, Brad Buethe (photo) guitar, Fred Randolph bass and Jim Zimmerman drums. Located in the historic Truckee Hotel, Moody's boasts a Zagat rated menu and wine list, a meticulously assembled live music lineup and a classic lounge-inspired setting. No cover charge!
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