My new trio album Lost Time is coming out on September 23rd, 2022 and I just posted a live video from the session. Hope you enjoy this peek into the studio.
My new trio album of original trio music is coming September 23rd. Pre-order you copy on vinyl.
- Thu 18 Aug–Thu 8 Sep
8/18 Hamburg, DE
8/19 Worms, DE
8/21-24 Ronnie Scotts, London, UK
8/26 Rye Jazz & Blues Festival UK
8/28 Aalborg, DK
8/30 Copenhagen, DK
9/2 Braunschweig, DE
9/4 Everswinkel, DE
9/6 City Winery Loft, NYC (duo show)
9/8 Philadelphia, PA (supporting Van Morrison)
- Fri 16 Sep 7:30pm
Grand Rapids, MI
- Sat 24 Sep 7:30 & 9:30pm
Winters Jazz Club
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I’m excited to announce that I’ll have a new trio record coming out on September 23, 2022. It includes new music I’ve written over the last year or so, and features some beautiful and inspiring playing by Keith Hall and John Hébert. Lost Time MATTHEW FRIES – pianoJOHN HÉBERT – bassKEITH HALL – drums Scheduled […]
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