Concerts and Art Exhibits atLas Placitas Presbyterian ChurchHighway 165, Placitas NMDirections2 pm - Visual Artists Reception3 pm - ConcertPlease check individual concert details as dates and times may be subject to change
January 15, 2023
Matt Savage Trio - JazzSponsored by - Rondi and Duane Thornton, Harriet and James Neal,Barb Reeback and Del Packwood,Joann MacKenzie, The Financial Maestro, and Scott MacKenzie
Matt Savage, age 29, has had a remarkable 20-year professional career as a jazz musician, bandleader and composer with ensembles of different size. He’s played with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Chick Corea, the Ellington All Stars, Chaka Khan, and Wynton Marsalis. Along the way, he’s recorded twelve albums as leader and one as collaborator. He is a Bösendorfer piano artist.As a composer, Matt has garnered respect and recognition. He composed and recorded the score for a full-length documentary film, Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story. Additionally, Savage wrote almost all the songs on his twelve albums. Matt’s latest project is the Matt Savage Groove Experiment’s debut EP, Splash Variations, which was released on December 7, 2018, and was accompanied by a CD release tour in early 2019. Read More about Matt
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Savage has toured worldwide, including performances at The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Birdland, and Blue Note, and has performed at the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, the Monterey Jazz Festival, , the New Orleans Jazz Festival, the Earshot Jazz Festival and has toured Japan, China, India, and Spain.Having received his Bachelor’s Degree from Berklee College of Music and his Master’s Degree from Manhattan School of Music, Matt balances his professional music career with teaching. In the Boston area, Matt is an adjunct professor at Longy School of Music of Bard College, Saint Anselm College, and Bunker Hill Community College, and he also teaches at Community Music Center of Boston. He gives masterclasses and workshops domestically and internationally as well as private piano lessons.