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Presented by New Music Circle and KDHX

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Concert 7:30 PM
Doors 7:00 PM
The Stage at KDHX – welcomed by KDHX
3524 Washington Ave. 63103 (map)
  • Matthew Shipp — piano
  • Michael Bisio — bass
In his unique and recognizable style, NYC pianist Matthew Shipp has recorded and performed vigorously from the late 1980s onward, creating music in which free jazz and modern classical intertwine. His approach to the piano reflects a concentrated blend of Thelonious Monk’s phrasing and the improvised explorations of Cecil Taylor.

Shipp first became well known in the early 1990s as the pianist in the David S. Ware Quartet and Roscoe Mitchell’s Note Factory group. Soon he began leading his own dates, most often including Ware and bassist William Parker. Through his range of live and recorded performances and persistent individual development, Shipp has come to be regarded as a prolific and respected voice in avant-garde music and progressive jazz.

Michael Bisio has been the defacto bassist for the Matthew Shipp Trio since 2009. Renowned for the quality of his bass tone and the intensity of his very personal musical language, he has received continuous accolades from Downbeat, Jazz Times, and The New York Times.

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