Dmitri Matheny, an internationally-known jazz flugelhornist, is celebrated for his warm tone, soaring lyricism, and masterful technique on the flugelhorn. On Saturday, November 12, he will perform in Peninsula College’s Maier Performance Hall backed by Craig Buhler and the David Jones Trio, beginning at 7 p.m.
“We welcome Dmitri back to Port Angeles for what has become a hotly anticipated concert event,” Dr. David Jones, head of the PC music department, said. “He always brings interesting takes on a wide variety of tunes.”
The show will include jazz classics by Duke Ellington and Tadd Dameron; popular tunes by the likes of Patsy Cline and Stevie Wonder; music from “Game of Thrones”; and a generous selection of originals by Dmitri Matheny and David P. Jones, all essayed in Dmitri’s inimitable warm, witty and soulful renditions.
Matheny has received several prestigious music awards, including “Talent Deserving Wider Recognition” in the 46th Annual Down Beat International Critics Poll and “Best New Artist” in the 1999 JazzTimes Readers Poll. He is also a prolific composer and lyricist whose published compositions span the jazz, pop, symphonic, choral, chamber and world music genres. He has received premieres and commissions from Meet the Composer, St. Domenic’s Church, the Manhattan New Music Project, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), the Jazz Composers Orchestra and the 20th Century Forum. The International Review of Music lauded him as “one of the most emotionally expressive improvisers of his generation.”
Jones has served as director of PC’s Jazz Ensemble since 2008. He is also a noted jazz composer/arranger whose works have been performed by the Bob Curnow Big Band, Jazz Police, Jim Cutler Big Band, Straight No Chaser Big Band (UK), and many college jazz ensembles.
Tickets will be available by cash or check at the door: $12 for general admission and $5 for students with a public school or college ID.
For more information contact Dr. David P. Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-417-6405 or visit https://dmitrimatheny.com/.