Matt Slocum Trio
August 20, 2011

Boston Court's Fall Music Series generously sponsored by Elaine Kramer and Al Latham.

Boston Court's Fall Music Series is made possible in part by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division.

Matt Slocum Trio featuring pianist, Josh Nelson, and bassist, Dan Lutz. 

Slocum is an award-winning New York drummer and composer who is quickly emerging as one of the leading jazz artists of his generation. Slocum is a graduate from the Thorton School of Music at USC and has been featured at many of the top jazz venues and festivals in the US and internationally. He has performed and/or recorded with artists such as Shelly Berg, Seamus Blake, Alan Broadbent, Steve Cardenas, Bill Cunliffe, Danny Grissett, Larry Koonse, Lage Lund, Wynton Marsalis, Linda Oh, Alan Pasqua, Jerome Sabbagh, Jaleel Shaw, Bob Sheppard, Walter Smith III, Dayna Stephens, Gerald Wiggins, Anthony Wilson and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Portraits, Slocum's critically acclaimed debut recording as a leader, was released in 2010 on Chandra Records. This year his trio will be featured throughout North America and Europe in support of their new recording, After the Storm.

$25 in advance / $30 at door / $15 students (21 and under)

Concert begins at 8:30 p.m.

You can listen to a selection of Matt Slocum's recordings on his website!

What People Are Saying:

"One of his generation's most highly regarded drummers ... Matt Slocum is more than a rising star drummer--he is a composer of startling melodic sophistication." 

- Jazz Polica

"With this excellent premiere, Slocum steps out of the box as the full package."

- All About Jazz-New York

"He's a great drummer, Slocum, with splendid timing, dynamics and ideas. He's a master of the current sense of swing."

- LA Weekly

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