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Greta Matassa Sextet
featuring Darin Clendenin piano, Brian Monroney guitar, Clipper Anderson bass, Mark Ivester drums, Alexey Nikolaev sax
Greta’s 40 year career has been a whirlwind of exciting opportunities and experiences. Over the last 20 years she has become established as one of the greatest jazz singers of her time. Working with top jazz musicians in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. In 2016 She was featured with bassist John Clayton’s group in a centennial tribute to Ella Fitzgerald.
Read more at her website.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance on Goldstar or Eventbrite:
Eventbrite event :
Wonderful evening with Bill Anschell – Pianist, he lets his fingers do the talking on the 88 keys. He has toured Europe/South America with his trio; and has performed with artists including vocalists Tierney Sutton, Norma Winstone, Ernestine Anderson and Nnenna Freelon, as well as, bassist Ron Carter; guitarist Russell Malone; saxophonist Benny Golson. When not finger talking or touring; his musical mind composes, as his original pieces attest to, having been heard on “The West Wing,” “The Wire,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” and many other cable shows and movies, including the musical score for the recently acclaimed KNKX radio series Forgotten Prisons. www.forgottenprison.org/
Bill is in the Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame and if that’s not enough accolades he was, in 2014, a winner of the inaugural Paul Desmond Award, allaboutjazz.com’s celebration of the funniest jazz artists. Yes, that Paul Desmond of Take Five fame > who would have thought he was capable of a possible Take My Wife, Please, as well.
At our gig, Bill Anschell may just say a few funny things &/or play My Funny Valentine or A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Steinway.
Bill, in a solo performance, was at JazzUnlimited @Stage7Pianos’ maiden voyage. S7P’s venue is perfect for vocal and instrumental artists.
Bill’s usual suspects in the trio are Jeff Johnson*/bass, Mark Ivester*/drums. The trio added, yet, another suspect with the addition of Thomas Marriott*/trumpet.
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