Calendar

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2014

  • Wed
    01
    Jan
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8pm

    Linda's Jazz Nights
    An Beal Bocht
    Riverdale, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    02
    Jan
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    09
    Jan
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    13
    Jan
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Aaron Kimmel

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    15
    Jan
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    16
    Jan
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Charles Ruggiero

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Fri
    17
    Jan
    2014

    718 Electric Trio

    9pm-12am

    An Beal Bocht
    Bronx, NY

    718 at the dinner table718 is an electric trio project I’ve been working on with Phil Palombi and Eric Halvorson. I’ll be playing my Vintage Vibe electric piano with various effects. It’s a fun project that takes me out of my acoustic piano safety zone. Come join the fun.

     

    Matthew FriesVintage Vibe electric piano + fx
    Phil Palombi – electric bass + fx
    Eric Halvorson – drums + cymbals

  • Sun
    19
    Jan
    2014
  • Mon
    20
    Jan
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Rodney Green

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    22
    Jan
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Eric Halvorson – drums

  • Thu
    23
    Jan
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Akira Tana

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    27
    Jan
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    29
    Jan
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Sat
    01
    Feb
    2014
  • Mon
    03
    Feb
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Vinnie Sperrazza

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    05
    Feb
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    06
    Feb
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Strasser

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    10
    Feb
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Akira Tana

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    17
    Feb
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Akira Tana

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    19
    Feb
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    20
    Feb
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sun
    23
    Feb
    2014
  • Mon
    24
    Feb
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Farnsworth

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    26
    Feb
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    27
    Feb
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Strasser

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    03
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Tue
    04
    Mar
    2014

    with John Malino Band

    6-9pm

    Toshi's Living Room
    26th & Broadway
    NYC

  • Wed
    05
    Mar
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    06
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Gene Jackson

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sat
    08
    Mar
    2014

    718 Electric Trio

    12:30am

    The Blue Note
    131 W. 3rd St
    New York, NY 10012
    212-475-8592

    718 at the dinner tableJoin us for Blue Note as we perform as part of their Late Night Groove Series!

    TIX: $10 advance / $15 day of show

    718 is an electric trio project I’ve been working on with Phil Palombi and Eric Halvorson. I’ll be playing my Vintage Vibe electric piano with various effects. It’s a fun project that takes me out of my acoustic piano safety zone. Come join the fun.

    Matthew FriesVintage Vibe electric piano + fx
    Phil Palombi – electric bass + fx
    Eric Halvorson – drums + cymbals

  • Sun
    09
    Mar
    2014

    TRI-FI in PA

    5-9pm

    Deer Head Inn
    5 Main Street
    Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
    (570) 424-2000

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoYes, this is the spot that folks rave about being such a great-sounding room. TRI-FI should sound great in here, don’t you think? Come find out!

    You only need $7 to get in the door…

  • Mon
    10
    Mar
    2014

    TRI-FI in NYC

    7:30pm-10pm

    Small's Jazz Club
    W10th St
    NYC

    TRI-FIJoin us as we present a bunch of music from our new CD.

    Matthew Fries – piano
    Keith Hall – drums
    Phil Palombi – bass

    We hope you’ll come see us in person, but in case you’re geographically challenged and just can’t make it to the show you can watch us live online through Smalls website!

    Streaming live on SmallsJazzClub.com

  • Tue
    11
    Mar
    2014

    TRI-FI in Philadelphia, PA

    7-10pm

    Chris' Jazz Cafe
    1421 Sansom St
    Philadelphia, PA 19110
    (215) 568-3131

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoMatthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Wed
    12
    Mar
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    13
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sat
    15
    Mar
    2014
  • Mon
    17
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Tue
    18
    Mar
    2014

    with John Malino Band

    6-9pm

    Toshi's Living Room
    26th & Broadway
    NYC

  • Wed
    19
    Mar
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    20
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    24
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Sam Weber & Jay Sawyer

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    26
    Mar
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    27
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Phil Palombi & Vinson Valega

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Fri
    28
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Cliff Schmitt & Paul Wells

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    31
    Mar
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    02
    Apr
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Sat
    05
    Apr
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers & Boise Philharmonic

    Morrison Center
    Boise, ID

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

    Plus a whole freakin’ orchestra! Wooo!!

  • Mon
    07
    Apr
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Rodney Green

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    09
    Apr
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    10
    Apr
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    14
    Apr
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Aaron Kimmel

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    16
    Apr
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    17
    Apr
    2014

    with Ralph Lalama & Nicole Pasternak

    9-10:45pm

    Somethin' Jazz Club
    212 E52nd St
    NYC

    Ralph LalamaRalph Lalama – tenor sax
    Nicole Pasternak – vocals
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Rusty Holloway – bass
    Clifford Barbaro – drums

  • Sun
    20
    Apr
    2014
  • Mon
    21
    Apr
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    23
    Apr
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Fri
    25
    Apr
    2014
    Sat
    26
    Apr
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers & Rochester Philharmonic

    Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater
    Rochester, NY

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

    Plus a whole freakin’ orchestra! Wooo!!

  • Mon
    28
    Apr
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    30
    Apr
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Sun
    04
    May
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival
    Derry, Northern Ireland

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    John Sneider – trumpet
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Mon
    05
    May
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Cheltenham Jazz Festival
    Cheltenham, UK

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    John Sneider – trumpet
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Wed
    07
    May
    2014

    TRI-FI in Denmark

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoMatthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Thu
    08
    May
    2014
  • Fri
    09
    May
    2014

    TRI-FI in Denmark

    Jazz Cup
    Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Sat
    10
    May
    2014

    TRI-FI in Denmark

    Dexter
    Odense, Denmark

  • Mon
    12
    May
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    14
    May
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Fri
    16
    May
    2014
    Sat
    17
    May
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers & The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

    Orpheum Theater
    Vancouver, BC

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

    Plus a whole freakin’ orchestra! Wooo!!

    Jeff Tyzik – Conductor
    Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

  • Mon
    19
    May
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Aaron Kimmel

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    21
    May
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    22
    May
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sun
    25
    May
    2014
  • Mon
    26
    May
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Matt Wilson

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Thu
    29
    May
    2014

    718 Electric Trio

    6-8pm

    Silvana
    300 W 116th St
    Harlem, NY
    (646) 692-4935

    718 at the dinner tableJoin us for some fun in Harlem, NYC.

    718 is an electric trio project I’ve been working on with Phil Palombi and Eric Halvorson. I’ll be playing my Vintage Vibe electric piano with various effects. It’s a fun project that takes me out of my acoustic piano safety zone. Come join the fun.

    Matthew FriesVintage Vibe electric piano + fx
    Phil Palombi – electric bass + fx
    Eric Halvorson – drums + cymbals

  • Fri
    30
    May
    2014
    Sat
    31
    May
    2014

    Duo with Phil Palombi

    9:45pm-2am

    Knickerbocker Bar & Grill
    33 University Place
    NYC

    Knickerbocker

    Matthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass

    Call for dinner reservations: 212 228 8490

     

  • Mon
    09
    Jun
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Quincy Davis

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    11
    Jun
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    12
    Jun
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Quincy Davis

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    16
    Jun
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Howard Theater
    Washington, DC

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Bob Sneider – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Tue
    17
    Jun
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Blue Note Jazz Festival
    Highline Ballroom
    NYC

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Bob Sneider – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Wed
    18
    Jun
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Regatta Bar
    Boston, MA
    617.395.7757

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Bob Sneider – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Sat
    21
    Jun
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    The Corran
    Laugharne, UK

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Mon
    23
    Jun
    2014
    Sat
    28
    Jun
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Ronnie Scotts
    London, UK

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Mon
    30
    Jun
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    New Morning
    Paris, France

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Sat
    05
    Jul
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Hop Farm Music Festival
    Kent, UK

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Sun
    06
    Jul
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Love Supreme Festival
    Glynde, UK

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Wed
    09
    Jul
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    10
    Jul
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Strasser

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sun
    13
    Jul
    2014

    718 Electric Trio

    5pm

    Bronx Backyard Sundays
    Mr. McGoo

    718 at the dinner tableJoin us on Sunday July 13th for a giant afternoon party in da Bronx! The festivities start at 2pm with three bands on the lineup. We

  • Mon
    14
    Jul
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Lieven Venken

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    16
    Jul
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Fri
    18
    Jul
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Albertsons Boise Open
    Hillcrest Country Club
    Boise, ID

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Sun
    20
    Jul
    2014
  • Mon
    21
    Jul
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Ignacio Berroa

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    23
    Jul
    2014

    with Lisa Gary

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    LisaGaryLisa Gary – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Greg Ryan – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    24
    Jul
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Strasser

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    30
    Jul
    2014

    with Vinson Valega Group

    7-9pm

    55 Bar
    55 Christopher St.
    NYC

    Chris Bacas – tenor/soprano sax
    Matthew Fries – Fender Rhodes
    Gary Wang – bass
    Vinson Valega – drums

    We’ll be playing a bunch of Vins’ original music. Fun vibe, fun music, fun times.

  • Thu
    31
    Jul
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Strasser

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sun
    03
    Aug
    2014

    718 Electric Trio

    9pm (one set)

    Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 2
    196 Allen St
    New York, NY

    718 at the dinner table718 is an electric trio project I’ve been working on with Phil Palombi and Eric Halvorson. I’ll be playing my Vintage Vibe electric piano with various effects. It’s a fun project that takes me out of my acoustic piano safety zone. Come join the fun.

     

    Matthew FriesVintage Vibe electric piano + fx
    Phil Palombi – electric bass + fx
    Eric Halvorson – drums + cymbals

  • Tue
    05
    Aug
    2014
    Wed
    06
    Aug
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Jazz Alley
    Seattle, WA

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Fri
    08
    Aug
    2014

    Matthew Fries TRIO

    McCall Jazz Festival
    McCall, ID

    Matthew Fries – electric piano + fx
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Sat
    09
    Aug
    2014

    McCall Jazz Festival

    McCall Jazz Festival
    McCall, ID

    A full day of music in beautiful McCall, Idaho.

  • Mon
    11
    Aug
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Farnsworth

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    13
    Aug
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Fri
    22
    Aug
    2014

    TRIO with Cliff Schmitt & Paul Wells

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    27
    Aug
    2014

    with Jim Mola

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Jim Mola – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Eric Halvorson – drums

  • Fri
    29
    Aug
    2014
    Mon
    01
    Sep
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    The Vail Jazz Party
    Vail, CO

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Bob Sneider – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Wed
    03
    Sep
    2014

    with Steve Laspina

    10pm

    Smalls
    183 W 10th St
    New York, NY 10014

    Smalls Live Greenwich VillagePlaying Steve Laspina’s music.

    Joel Frahm – tenor
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Steve Laspina – bass
    Jon Di Fiore – drums

    Streaming live online!

  • Mon
    08
    Sep
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    10
    Sep
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    11
    Sep
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Charles Ruggiero

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sun
    14
    Sep
    2014
  • Mon
    15
    Sep
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Strasser

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sat
    20
    Sep
    2014
    Fri
    26
    Sep
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Germany Tour

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Mon
    22
    Sep
    2014
  • Wed
    24
    Sep
    2014
  • Thu
    25
    Sep
    2014
  • Fri
    26
    Sep
    2014
  • Mon
    29
    Sep
    2014

    TRI-FI in Chicago, IL

    The Jazz Showcase
    806 S. Plymouth Ct.
    CHICAGO, IL 60605
    (312) 360 0234

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoMatthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Wed
    01
    Oct
    2014

    TRI-FI in Kalamazoo, MI

    8pm

    Dalton Center
    Western Michigan University
    Kalamazoo, MI

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoMatthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Thu
    02
    Oct
    2014

    TRI-FI in South Bend, IN

    7:30pm concert

    Merrimans' Playhouse
    1211 Mishawaka Ave.
    South Bend, IN 46615

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoMatthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Fri
    03
    Oct
    2014
    Sat
    04
    Oct
    2014

    TRI-FI in Detroit, MI

    9pm

    Cliff Bells
    2030 Park Ave.,
    Detroit, MI 48266

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoMatthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Sun
    05
    Oct
    2014

    TRI-FI in Cleveland, OH

    7pm

    Night Town
    12387 Cedar Road
    Cleveland, OH 44106
    216-795-0550

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoMatthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Mon
    06
    Oct
    2014

    with John Farnsworth

    7:00 & 9:00pm

    Smoke Jazz Club
    2751 Broadway
    New York, NY 10025
    212.864.6662

    Smoke Jazz ClubJohn Farnsworth – tenor sax
    James Burton – trombone
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Gregory Ryan – bass
    Joe Strasser – drums

    Jam session to follow our sets, so please come on out!

  • Wed
    08
    Oct
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    09
    Oct
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Jay Sawyer

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sun
    12
    Oct
    2014
  • Mon
    13
    Oct
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Thu
    16
    Oct
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Mon
    20
    Oct
    2014

    TRIO with Ed Howard & Rodney Green

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Fri
    24
    Oct
    2014
    Mon
    27
    Oct
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Denmark & London

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Fri
    24
    Oct
    2014
  • Sat
    25
    Oct
    2014
  • Sun
    26
    Oct
    2014
  • Mon
    27
    Oct
    2014
  • Wed
    29
    Oct
    2014

    with Hilary Kole

    7-11pm

    Cafe Noctambulo
    178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts)
    NY NY 10003
    212 995 0900

    Hilary KoleHilary Kole – vocals
    Matthew Fries – piano
    Paul Gill – bass

    Cafe Noctambulo is a cafe in the back of Pangea Restaurant.

  • Thu
    30
    Oct
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Gene Jackson

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sat
    01
    Nov
    2014

    718 Electric Trio

    3pm

    Rockwood Music Hall
    196 Allen St, NYC
    (212) 477-4155

    718 at the dinner table718 is an electric trio project I’ve been working on with Phil Palombi and Eric Halvorson. I’ll be playing my Vintage Vibe electric piano with various effects. It’s a fun project that takes me out of my acoustic piano safety zone. Come join the fun.

     

    Matthew FriesVintage Vibe electric piano + fx
    Phil Palombi – electric bass + fx
    Eric Halvorson – drums + cymbals

  • Mon
    03
    Nov
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Fri
    07
    Nov
    2014
    Sat
    15
    Nov
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Germany & Austria

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Fri
    07
    Nov
    2014
  • Sat
    08
    Nov
    2014
  • Sun
    09
    Nov
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Helmbrechts, Germany
    B

  • Mon
    10
    Nov
    2014
  • Tue
    11
    Nov
    2014
  • Wed
    12
    Nov
    2014
  • Fri
    14
    Nov
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Linz, Austria
    Posthof

  • Sat
    15
    Nov
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Vienna, Austria
    Porgy & Bess

  • Wed
    19
    Nov
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Eric Halvorson – drums

  • Thu
    20
    Nov
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Fri
    21
    Nov
    2014

    718 Electric Trio

    9pm-12am

    An Beal Bocht
    Bronx, NY

    718 at the dinner table718 is an electric trio project I’ve been working on with Phil Palombi and Eric Halvorson. I’ll be playing my Vintage Vibe electric piano with various effects. It’s a fun project that takes me out of my acoustic piano safety zone. Come join the fun.

     

    Matthew FriesVintage Vibe electric piano + fx
    Phil Palombi – electric bass + fx
    Eric Halvorson – drums + cymbals

  • Mon
    24
    Nov
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Gene Jackson

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Thu
    27
    Nov
    2014
  • Fri
    28
    Nov
    2014
  • Sat
    29
    Nov
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Monte Carlo, Monaco
    Monte Carlo Jazz Festival

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Wed
    03
    Dec
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    04
    Dec
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Charles Ruggiero

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Fri
    05
    Dec
    2014

    TRI-FI in PA

    7-11pm

    Deer Head Inn
    5 Main Street
    Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
    (570) 424-2000

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoMatthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Special guest: Billy Drummond – drums

    Yes, this is the spot that folks rave about being such a great-sounding room. TRI-FI should sound great in here, don’t you think? Come find out!

    You only need $7 to get in the door…

  • Sun
    07
    Dec
    2014

    TRI-FI in NYC

    4:30-7:00pm

    Small's Jazz Club
    W10th St
    NYC

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photoLate afternoon show!!

    Matthew Fries – piano
    Keith Hall – drums
    Phil Palombi – bass

    We hope you’ll come see us in person, but in case you’re geographically challenged and just can’t make it to the show you can watch us live online through Smalls website!

    Streaming live on SmallsJazzClub.com

  • Mon
    08
    Dec
    2014

    TRI-FI in Scranton, PA

    WVIA Homegrown Music Concert Series
    The Sordoni High Definition Theater
    WVIA Public Media Studios
    100 WVIA Way
    Pittston, PA

    TRI-FI Staring into the Sun cover photo

    We’ll be featured as part of WVIA’s Homegrown Music Concert Series – an in-studio concert that is open to the public. Come be part of the audience and participate in the live program in the Sordoni High Definition Theater. Seats for the region’s only High Definition Theater Studio are free on a first come, first served basis.

    Contact WVIA to reserve your seat or tune in to hear the concert broadcast live on WVIA radio.

    Matthew Fries – piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Keith Hall – drums

  • Wed
    10
    Dec
    2014

    with Kat Gang

    8:30-11:30pm

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

  • Thu
    11
    Dec
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sat
    13
    Dec
    2014
    Sun
    14
    Dec
    2014

    with Curtis Stigers

    Ronnie Scotts
    London, UK

    Curtis StigersCurtis Stigers – vocals/sax
    Matthew Fries – piano
    James Scholfield – guitar
    Cliff Schmitt – bass
    Paul Wells – drums

  • Fri
    26
    Dec
    2014

    TRIO with Cliff Schmitt & Eric Halvorson

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Sat
    27
    Dec
    2014

    718 Electric Trio

    9pm-12am

    An Beal Bocht
    Bronx, NY

    718 at the dinner table718 is an electric trio project I’ve been working on with Phil Palombi and Eric Halvorson. I’ll be playing my Vintage Vibe electric piano with various effects. It’s a fun project that takes me out of my acoustic piano safety zone. Come join the fun.

     

    Matthew FriesVintage Vibe electric piano + fx
    Phil Palombi – electric bass + fx
    Eric Halvorson – drums + cymbals

  • Mon
    29
    Dec
    2014

    TRIO with Gregory Ryan & Joe Strasser

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    E54th & 3rd Ave
    NYC

    Hillstone logoI’ve been playing on the Steinway B tucked in the corner of the lively bar in this steak-n-ribs joint with some fantastic musicians 2-3 times a week since 2002! No cover charge and the food is delicious. Come for the music. Stay for the spinach and artichoke dip!

  • Wed
    31
    Dec
    2014

    New Years Eve with Kat Gang

    9pm-1am

    The Rose Club
    Plaza Hotel
    New York, NY

    Kat Gang – vocals
    Matthew Fries – electric piano
    Phil Palombi – bass
    Tim Bulkley – drums

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