Soundin' Off with Maria Chiara Argirò
Wednesday 23rd, October
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Matt Ratcliffe Trio plays the Beatles Songbook. From Count Basie to Medeski, Martin and Wood the songwriting talents of John Lennon & Paul McCartney continue to provide inspiration and interesting vehicles for jazz improvisation. Here Matt and trio will be exploring some of the interesting takes on the music of the Fab Four and bringing their own fresh arrangements to boot.
Matt Ratcliffe: Pianist and composer Matt is a conservatoire educated Jazz pianist, influenced by improvisers such as Thelonious Monk and Paul Bley and conceptualist George Russell, Matt is equally fascinated by rhythmic concepts found in world music as textures and ideas by composers such as Daphne Oram. Matt has long played on the U.K. jazz scene and this is his first original project under his leadership
Friday 25th, October