Matt Piet

Record Release Show!

Matt Piet

Fri, June 15, 2018

8:30 pm

Constellation

Chicago, IL

$12.00 - $15.00

This event is 18 and over

Matt Piet
Matt Piet
Matt Piet's new release on ears&eyes records, City In A Garden, is a both a showcase and a celebration of the collaborative spirit of a new generation of Chicago improvisers. In duo, trio, and quartet configurations, Piet improvises with several musicians on the rise in Chicago's vibrant jazz and improvised music scene. City In A Garden is a sonic love letter to Piet's earliest exposure to these and other musicians. Many of these introductions and formative experiences occurred at improvised jam sessions held at Constellation's Sound of the City workshop. Appropriately, this recording celebrates its release back at Constellation, with an improvised session in the spirit of those early collaborations.

Johanna Brock - violin
Bill Harris - drums
Gerrit Hatcher - tenor saxophone
Julian Kirshner - drums
Matt Murphy - guitar
Eli Namay - bass
Jake Wark - tenor saxophone

“Matt Piet is definitely a thinking man’s player…Piet’s playing is full of energy, direction and intensity.” Budd Kopman, All About Jazz

“Piet is a melodic player, but his tunefulness is thrillingly shaken by a rhythmic volatility and a fractal sense of phrasing.” Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader

photo credit: Matt Schwerin
Venue Information:
Constellation
3111 N. Western
Chicago, IL, 60618