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Past Event Sound Series: Matthew Shipp Trio with special guest Thoth Trio

Three men, members of Matthew Shipp Trio, sitting on the ground in front of a wall with three vertical panels of color, blue, red, and blue.

We welcome back the forward-thinking and iconoclastic jazz pianist Matthew Shipp, with his trio featuring Michael Bisio on bass and Newman Taylor Baker on drums. For over three decades, since getting his start in the early 1990s with David S. Ware Quartet, Shipp has been a pioneer in the New York City experimental jazz scene along with composers such as John Zorn and William Parker. All About Jazz writes that the trio’s new album, Piano Song, “feels like an entirely fresh take on the piano trio, a vibrant continuum of sounds that avoids the pitfalls of both mainstream and avant-garde music.”

Pittsburgh experimental jazz stalwart Thoth Trio, featuring Ben Opie (sax), Paul Thompson (bass), and David Throckmorton (drums), opens the show.

Doors open at 7 p.m.

This event is co-presented with City of Asylum @ Alphabet City.

Sound Series

Sound Series is an ongoing concert series featuring internationally touring contemporary artists and bands from around the world. Learn more about our Sound Series.

Matthew Shipp Trio

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