Mat Maneri Quintet
Apr 20, 2011 08:30 PM - 11:00 PM
After a five year hiatus Mat Maneri regroups his quintet will an all new line up featuring veterans Oscar Noriega “rich sound…opulent resonance…highly individualized voice” – JazzTimes, Craig Taborn hailed as "#1 rising Star Keyboardist" in the 55th and 56th Downbeat Critics poll, newcomer Garth Stevenson and long time collaborator, Randy Peterson “one of the great jazz drummers to emerge in the past couple of decades” - JazzTimes
The quintet will feature all new music blending contemporary jazz, microtonality and modern classical music. The unusual acoustic instrumentation of viola, bass clarinet, piano, bass and drums will also seamlessly weave in electronic ambiences. The quintets goal is to follow in the great jazz tradition and lineage of expanding the boundaries of improvised music, they are currently preparing to record for the Dahabenzapple label who will be releasing the new Maneri/Peterson duet “27” later this year.
This quintet will perform two sets at New York’s highly acclaimed Cornelia Street Café, Wednesday, April 20 at 8:30pm & 10pm, admission $10.
Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 cornelia St
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