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 August 1 2013, Volume 61 

Hello from our continuing road adventures in the Golden West! Sincere thanks to everyone who came out to hear the band over the past few weeks in Washington, Oregon and California.
This weekend we visit beautiful Lake Tahoe for an engagement at Moody's Bistro Truckee 8/2 and 8/3, then it's on to Arizona for appearances at Sacred Grounds Scottsdale 8/15, Chandler Center for the Arts 8/16, Sedona Jazz at the Church 8/18 and El Con Club Tucson on 8/20.
New Mexico friends, please join us at Museum Hill Café in Santa Fe 8/22, KTAOS Solar Center in Taos 8/24 and Seedboat Center for the Arts in Silver City on 8/25.
Upward and onward! As always, we thank you for your support.
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
Two nights of cool jazz at one of the hottest spots in Tahoe! Matheny is joined by Brad Buethe guitar, Fred Randolph bass and Jim Zimmerman (photo) drums. Located in the historic Truckee Hotel, Moody's Bistro Bar & Beats boasts a Zagat rated menu and wine list, a meticulously assembled live music lineup and a classic lounge-inspired setting. No cover charge!
Sacred Grounds | Scottsdale AZ
Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:30 pm
"Understated, masterful technique and evident joy."
Returning home from tours of the Pacific Northwest and California Coast, the Dmitri Matheny Group presents an evening of fresh originals and jazz classics. Featuring Matheny on flugelhorn with Andrew Gross (photo) tenor saxophone, Nick Manson piano, T-Bone Sistrunk bass, John Lewis drums. Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, located at Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ, is a casual neighborhood venue which presents new concerts every Thursday evening. Join us!
Chandler Center for the Arts | Chandler AZ
Friday, August 16, 2013 at 7:30 pm
"A flugelhorn so cool it'll run a shiver through your martini."
Presented free-of-charge for one night only, Dmitri and the band salute The Great American Songbook in one of the Valley's most elegant concert halls. Featuring celebrated San Francisco vocalist Clairdee (photo), Andrew Gross tenor saxophone, Nick Manson piano, T-Bone Sistrunk bass, John Lewis drums. The Chandler Center for the Arts is an acoustic masterpiece, providing superb quality of sound for enjoying a broad range of music, dance, comedy, drama and family programming. Don't miss it!
Sedona Jazz at the Church | Sedona AZ
Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 3:00 pm
"The first breakthrough flugelhornist since Chuck Mangione."
—San Jose Mercury News
Dmitri Matheny makes his Sedona debut in a concert showcasing favorite Broadway and Hollywood hits of the 1920s though the 60s, including works by George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington and more. Featuring Nick Manson piano and T-Bone Sistrunk (photo) bass. Sedona Jazz at the Church, part of the music ministry of Saint Luke's Episcopal Church, offers excellent jazz concerts at affordable ticket prices for audiences of all ages. Join us!
August 2-3 Truckee California Moody's Bistro Bar & Beats
August 15-20 Scottsdale, Chandler, Sedona, Tucson Arizona Sacred Grounds, Chandler Center for the Arts, Sedona Jazz at the Church, El Con Club Jazz Series
August 22-25 Santa Fe, Taos, Silver City New Mexico Museum Hill Café, KTAOS Solar Center, Seedboat Center for the Arts
September 14-21 Phoenix, Flagstaff, Prescott Valley Arizona The Lost Leaf, Northland Preparatory Academy, Northern Arizona University, Prescott Jazz Society
September 26-29 Sacramento, San Ramon, Oakland, San Francisco California American River College, Jazz at the Library, 57th Street Gallery, Red Poppy Art House
October 28-30 Rio Rico, Peoria Arizona Rio Rico High School, Theater Works
November 22 San Mateo California San Mateo Jazz Festival
December 4-8 Scottsdale, Sedona Arizona Kerr Cultural Center, Sedona Jazz at the Church
El Con Club Jazz Series | Tucson AZ
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm
"A visionary. Matheny's flugelhorn is both hot and cool, wide of range and brilliantly imaginative."
—Phil Elwood, San Francisco Examiner
Join us for a stellar evening of jazz in the Old Pueblo with Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Nick Manson (photo) piano and T-Bone Sistrunk bass. El Con Club Jazz Series features a full menu and bar, table seating, and the very best in live music with a full stage sound system and concert grand piano. No cover charge!
Museum Hill Café | Santa Fe NM
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm
"With his gift for soaring lyricism, Matheny plays jazz that's emotionally open but full of mystery."
—Andy Gilbert, SF Metropolitan
Dmitri Matheny leads an all-star New Mexican band featuring Bert Dalton piano, Milo Jaramillo bass and John Trentacosta (photo) drums. Located on Milner Plaza between several world-class museums, the Music Café Series at Museum Hill Café features great music, an a la carte dinner menu and plenty of exceptional wines and beers. See you there!
KTAOS Solar Center | Taos NM
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 8:30 pm
"This is music to touch your heart. A warm pellucid sound that truly encapsulates the essence of jazz."
—Marian McPartland, Piano Jazz, National Public Radio
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. Featuring saxophonist Glenn Kostur (photo), pianist Bert Dalton, bassist Milo Jaramillo and drummer John Trentacosta. Voted the best live music venue in Taos, the KTAOS Solar Center houses two of the region's most popular radio stations, a full service bar and restaurant and spectacular views of the majestic Taos Mountain. Don't miss it!
Seedboat Center for the Arts | Silver City NM
Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 7:00 pm
"Matheny is among the vanguard of today's musicians who have helped propel the Bay Area jazz community onto the international scene."
—Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Concert highlights include a Noir Medley of cinematic themes and Matheny's original Crime Scenes suite, a dreamlike series of vignettes linked together with voiceover narrative in the hard-boiled detective style of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Joining flugelhornist Matheny (photo) are Andrew Gross tenor saxophone, Bert Dalton piano, Milo Jaramillo bass and John Trentacosta drums. Seedboat Center for the Arts is located within the Silver City Arts and Cultural District, established by the New Mexico Arts Commission to support and encourage arts and cultural education in New Mexico communities. Be there!
Listen Online
We sincerely appreciate the coverage we've received from the print and broadcast media in support of our tour. Warm thanks to All About Jazz, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Arizona Republic, San Diego Reader, Sequim Gazette, Peninsula Daily News, Tahoe Daily Tribune, KJZZ, KPFA, KUGN, KPLU and KMHD. Special appreciation to Doug Anders of National Public Radio affiliate KLCC in Eugene, Oregon for the recent interview. In case you missed it, select the radio icon (right) to listen online.
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