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Matt Wilson

drums



Performer's Website

Drummer, composer, bandleader, educator and Palmetto recording artist Matt Wilson possesses the ability to connect with people. As a sideman to such jazz notables as Charlie Haden, Dewey Redman and Lee Konitz among many others, his open mind and joyful spirit lifts the bandstand. As a bandleader, his infectious creative spirit allows his band and the audience to share in the excitement of the moment. He is not afraid to challenge, entertain and have fun! (You'll have fun too!) Since moving to New York in 1992, Wilson has established himself as one of the most imaginative jazz artists of his generation. He has performed on over 160 recordings and has toured throughout the world. He was voted Jazz Drummer of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association in 2003 and for the past three years has been voted ..1 Rising Star Drummer in the Downbeat International Critics Poll as well as prominent mentions in the Jazz Artist and Composer categories. Wilson is a clinician for Zildjian cymbals and sticks, Pearl drums and Remo drumheads. Check out www.mattwilsonjazz.com and www.palmetto-records.com for more fun-filled information!


Firehouse 12 Performances

Trio M Friday, March 31, 2017, 10:00p
8:30p
George Colligan Trio Friday, October 23, 2015, 10:00p
8:30p
Trio M: Mark Dresser, Myra Melford, Matt Wilson Friday, April 6, 2012, 10:00p
8:30p
Jeff Lederer's Sunwatcher Friday, November 18, 2011, 10:00p
8:30p
Matt Wilson Quartet Friday, September 25, 2009, 10:00p
8:30p
Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts Friday, April 27, 2007, 10:00p
8:30p
Frank Kimbrough Trio Friday, March 23, 2007, 10:00p
8:30p
John McNeil & East Coast Cool Saturday, June 24, 2006, 10:00p
8:30p


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