New York based drummer and Grammy nominee Matt Wilson is one of today’s most celebrated jazz artists. He is universally recognized for his musical and melodic drumming style as well as being a gifted composer, bandleader, producer, and teaching artist. Matt’s positive energy, sense of humor and ability to explore a broad range of musical settings keeps him in constant demand. In addition, Wilson’s dedication to jazz has helped establish him as a beloved world ambassador for the music, on and off the bandstand.
Join our Jazz Arts Group Presents artist, Matt Wilson, for a casual and engaging conversation with you – the audience! “Offstage at the Jazz Academy” provides participants a FREE behind-the-scenes glimpse at the unique lives and music of our guest artists – adding a new perspective to being an audience member. You will have the opportunity to hear music and insights of each artist and ask questions in an intimate setting at the Jazz Academy.
“It is imperative that people be exposed to artists who can communicate their passion for jazz music. The workshop recently presented by the Matt Wilson Quartet was absolutely the best we have had in our 7-year history!”