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Matt Baker

03/18/19 | Doors: 5:00 pm - Show: 7:00 pm

Birdland

315 W 44th St #5402 Map

212-581-3080

$30


18-03-2019 12:00:00 18-03-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Matt Baker | Doors: 5:00 pm - Show: 7:00 pm Jazz pianist Matt Baker returns to the Birdland stage with the world premiere of a brand new project: Gershwin, like you've never heard it. Mr. Baker will present a whole new spin on the music one of America's most celebrated composers, with an all-star lineup from the heart of New York's jazz scene. Comprising music from Crazy for You, Porgy and Bess and An American in Paris, plus other exciting gems from the classical and popular worlds of George Gershwin! Joining Matt will be Endea Owens on double bass and Curtis Nowosad on drums. Matt Baker's sideman credits include touring and performing with vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway, Jennifer Holliday, Patti LaBelle, Veronica Swift (2015 Monk competition winner), Tierney Sutton, Arianna Neikrug (2015 Sarah Vaughan competition winner) and Judy Collins, as well as guitar icon Bucky Pizzarelli, tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm. Matt Baker was an award winner in the 2003 Montreux International Solo Jazz Piano competition and a semi-finalist in 2004 and 2005. Originally from Australia, Matt has called New York City home since 2010, performs at jazz venues throughout the city and abroad and in 2017 released his latest DVD album "Live at Birdland." http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=350789 Birdland Birdland

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Jazz pianist Matt Baker returns to the Birdland stage with the world premiere of a brand new project: Gershwin, like you've never heard it. Mr. Baker will present a whole new spin on the music one of America's most celebrated composers, with an all-star lineup from the heart of New York's jazz scene. Comprising music from Crazy for You, Porgy and Bess and An American in Paris, plus other exciting gems from the classical and popular worlds of George Gershwin! Joining Matt will be Endea Owens on double bass and Curtis Nowosad on drums. Matt Baker's sideman credits include touring and performing with vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway, Jennifer Holliday, Patti LaBelle, Veronica Swift (2015 Monk competition winner), Tierney Sutton, Arianna Neikrug (2015 Sarah Vaughan competition winner) and Judy Collins, as well as guitar icon Bucky Pizzarelli, tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm. Matt Baker was an award winner in the 2003 Montreux International Solo Jazz Piano competition and a semi-finalist in 2004 and 2005. Originally from Australia, Matt has called New York City home since 2010, performs at jazz venues throughout the city and abroad and in 2017 released his latest DVD album "Live at Birdland."

Venue Description: One of the most renowned and famous jazz clubs in the world. Multiple shows nightly.

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