Ke-nekt’ Program: Matt Wilson Quartet
(7:00 Pre-concert Talk)
Host: Eric Schmitz
Matt Wilson is a phenomenal drummer who has played with, and been praised by, a seemingly endless list of contemporary jazz greats. “…his obvious and unadulterated joy. Wilson’s sense of humor, tireless smile, and spirited energy acts as the catalyst to everyone onstage and off feeling good and having FUN” –Jazz at Lincoln Center.
The MWQ, featuring Chris Lightcap, bass; Jeff Lederer, saxophone/clarinet; and Kirk Knuffke, cornet “May have created a new genre-Garage Jazz” –Atlantic Monthly