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Matt Harris and Friends - Clay Jenkins and Cory Christiansen

From the USA, Matt Harris and Friends - Clay Jenkins and Cory Christiansen

Matt Harris graduated with a BM from the University of Miami and a MM from the Eastman School of Music. He moved to Los Angeles after touring, writing, and recording with jazz legends, Maynard Ferguson and Buddy Rich.

Matt has 6 CD’s of original music and has played with jazz legends including Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Bobby Shew, Lanny Morgan, Bob Sheppard, Peter Erskine, Bob McChesney, Rob Lockart, Carl Saunders, Jimmy Cobb, Joe Morello, Chuck Findley, Tim Ries, Bob Summers, John Pisano, and Gregg Bissonette. Matt has played piano and/or written music for some of today’s top jazz vocalists including Karryn Allison, Jackie Allen, Diane Shure, Dena Derose, Rosana Eckert, Kevin Mahogany, Kurt Elling and many others.

From the USA Clay Jenkins – Trumpet
Clay has recorded with Joe LaBarbera’s Quintet, The Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Harold Danko, Rufus Reid, Alan Ferber, Charles Pillow, Larry Koonse, drummers Joe La Barbera and Jeff Hamilton, and bassist John Clayton. In 2000 he joined the faculty at the Eastman School of Music.

From the USA Corey Christiansen – Guitar
Corey Christiansen is becoming recognized as one of the world’s preeminent guitarists and educators. A recording artist, writer, educator and performer, he has played with Dr. Lonnie Smith, Vic Juris, Danny Gottlieb, Jeff Coffin, James Moody, Steve Houghton, Jeremy Allen many other jazz greats. Corey has authored or co-authored over 70 method books and projects for Mel Bay Publications. He has written many articles for many of the major guitar magazines in North America and Downbeat Magazine. In 2008 he joined the faculty at Utah State University.

New Zealand guests to include: Rory Macartney – Bass, Lance Philip – Drums, Oscar Laven – Saxophone and Rodger Fox – Trombone

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May 30 2024 20:00 - May 30 2024 22:00
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XXmin to Palmerston North CBD
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Admission: $34.00
Manawatu Jazz Club Member: $28.00
Student: $22.00
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All Ages
Category: Jazz




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