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June 12, 2014 — Volume 82
Greetings from the Dmitri Matheny Group, playing a free concert this Friday night in Phoenix. Warm thanks to everyone who came out to catch our recent Midwest and West Coast shows. Just ahead: more exciting performances in Arizona, New Mexico and Northern California. Join us!


Dmitri Matheny's upcoming album Sagebrush Rebellion is now available for pre-order at

Matheny's tenth album as a leader is scheduled for international release August 9 on the BluePort Jazz/Papillon Recordings label.
Friends and fans who pre-order now will immediately receive an advance digital download of all tracks, plus free shipping throughout the continental US as soon as the CD arrives from the factory.

Recorded live, Sagebrush Rebellion captures Matheny at his best. Featuring the all-star rhythm section of Nick Manson piano, Justin Grinnell bass and Duncan Moore drums, the quartet showcases new originals, classics by Johnny Burke and Duke Ellington, and favorite selections by Charlie Haden, Steve Swallow and Nat Adderley.

According to Jim Merod of BluePort Jazz, "This is one of my favorite recordings...I hope listeners enjoy the depth and delicacy of these songs crafted with Dmitri’s flugelhorn mastery." Pre-order Now

Friday, June 13 at 8:00 pm The Dmitri Matheny Group presents a free indoor concert, air conditioned to keep you cool on a hot summer night! First introduced to jazz audiences in the 1990s as the protégé of Art Farmer, Dmitri Matheny has matured into “one of the jazz world’s most talented horn players” (San Francisco Chronicle). Matheny (photo) flugelhorn, Pete Pancrazi guitar, T-Bone Sistrunk bass, John Lewis drums. Civic Space Park is a beautiful downtown oasis featuring unique urban design and a landmark public sculpture by artist Janet Echelman. More Info

Wednesday, June 25 at 6:00 pm The Dmitri Matheny Group featuring Clairdee plays The Great American Songbook, favorite Broadway and Hollywood hits of the 1920s through the 60s, including works by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and more. Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Clairdee (photo) vocals, Ken French piano, Andy Zadrozny bass, John Trentacosta drums. The Music on the Hill concert series at St. John’s College is one of Santa Fe's most popular free summer events. More Info

Sunday, June 29 at 6:00 pm The DMG returns to Taos with an all-star salute to the Great American Songbook, featuring renowned San Francisco vocalist Clairdee "generous spirit...unpretentious sincerity" (DownBeat). Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Clairdee (photo) vocals, Ken French piano, Andy Zadrozny bass, John Trentacosta drums. Voted the best live music venue in Taos, the KTAOS Solar Center houses two radio stations, a full service bar and restaurant and spectacular views of the majestic Taos Mountain. More Info

Saturday, July 5 at 8:30 pm "Criminally smooth." —Taos News Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Matt Clark piano, Ron Belcher (photo) bass, Leon Joyce Jr. 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. More Info
JAZZ IN JULY | Livermore CA

Sunday, July 6 at 2:00 pm The Dmitri Matheny Group's popular Jazz Noir program offers a fresh spin on familiar TV and movie themes (spy thrillers and crime dramas), including Matheny's original Crime Scenes suite and a Noir Medley of cinematic favorites. Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn, Dave Ellis tenor saxophone, Matt Clark piano, Seward McCain bass, Leon Joyce Jr. (photo) drums. Jazz in July at Livermore Library is a free concert series generously sponsored by the Friends of the Livermore Library. More Info
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