Presented with The Jam Session
*Doors open at 6:30 pm for refreshments compliments of Union Cantina
Nilson Matta is a pioneer in the art of playing Brazilian Jazz on acoustic bass. Nilson studied at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, and is considered one of the greatest bassist in the world. Since moving to New York City he has performed and recorded with renowned musicians such as Yo Yo Ma, Joe Henderson, Paul Winter, Nancy Wilson, Herbie Mann, Don Pullen, Trio da Paz, Gato Barbieri, and many others. Nilson is also a 2017 Grammy nominee.
Nilson Matta’s Brazilian Voyage has been touring all over the world. Matta will be accompanied by Oriente Lopez on piano and Mauricio Zottarelli on drums. The Trio will perform Nilson’s originals mixed with Brazilian song book standards. It will literally take the audience on an exciting Brazilian Voyage!
About The Jam Session Inc.
The Jam Session is based on the art of improvising with Jazz as the primary foundation, with other styles and influences present as well. TJS is continuously trying to promote and encourage musicians and audience members from the global community to participate, creating an eclectic mix of music and culture. Inspired by the late night jam sessions and loft rehearsals in New York City, TJS believes that the evolution and survival of improvisational music takes place in front of a live audience, being inclusive and accessible to all who want to engage. Frequent local home for The Jam Session is Bay Burger in Sag Harbor.Visit http://thejamsession.org/.
Southampton Arts Center
Artists: Philippe Cheng, Louise Eastman and Janis Stemmermann, Christopher French, Saskia Friedrich, Mary Heilmann, Toni Ross, Bastienne Schmidt, Michelle Stuart, Edwina von Gal & Perfect Earth Project, and Almond Zigmund.