37th Annual Jazz Festival Features Matt Wilson and the Arts and Crafts Quartet

The 37th annual Truman State University Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival will present Matt Wilson and the Arts and Crafts Quartet at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 26, in Baldwin Auditorium.

The members of the Arts and Crafts Quartet include Matt Wilson, drums; Ron Miles, trumpet; Dennis Irwin, bass; and Larry Goldings, piano.

Wilson is considered one of the most imaginative jazz artists of his generation. His creativity, versatility and open mind keep him in demand worldwide as a sideman, bandleader and educator. He performs in many bands including those of Dewey Redman, Cecil McBee, Ray Anderson and numerous others. Wilson has appeared in more than 75 albums as a sideman and plays on many soundtracks and jingles. His own albums on Palmetto records are critically acclaimed.

This event is sponsored by MAC, FAC and the Truman Division of Fine Arts.

Admission to this performance will be $6 for adults, but will be free to students with University IDs. Contact Tim AuBuchon at 785.4412 for more information.

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