$10 Cover @ the Door / Start 7:15pm / Doors 7pm
Matt Savage Quartet
Matt Savage, age 27, has had a seventeen-year professional career as a jazz musician, bandleader and composer with ensembles of different size. He’s played with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Chick Corea, the Ellington All Stars, Chaka Khan, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Watson, Clark Terry, and Jimmy Heath. Along the way, he’s recorded twelve albums as leader and one as collaborator, and toured worldwide. Having received his Bachelor’s Degree from the Berklee College of Music and his Master’s Degree from the Manhattan School of Music, Matt balances his professional music career with teaching. He teaches at Bunker Hill Community College as an adjunct instructor.
Wayne Pearcy Quartet
Wayne Pearcy is a New England area trumpeter and composer who has won numerous accolades, perhaps most known by the jazz community for placing second globally as a soloist at the ITG College Jazz Competition in 2011. His rich tone and lyrical playing style have earned him studies with some of the heavy hitters in Jazz, including Tiger Okoshi, Darren Barrett, and Wynton Marsalis. Besides jazz, Wayne has a strong interest in classical music, and he constantly works to improve his technique as a soloist. Also a strong advocate for assistive technology, Wayne’s work as a student and staff member at Berklee College of Music has helped the renowned institution become a top destination for visually impaired music students from around the world.