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Matty Stecks and the 518!: Open for Take-Out Virtual Concert Series
May 24, 2021 at 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join Jazz ensemble Matty Stecks and the 518! for a virtual concert Live at The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio May 24th 2021 at 8 pm.
Matthew Steckler (aka Matty Stecks) performs and composes in several musical settings internationally. Primarily a saxophonist, he brings a dynamic, holistic approach to the live jazz experience. As an artist, Matthew has appeared at prominent festivals and concert series, and has received commissions from Chamber Music America, Meet the Composer and American Composers Forum. His recordings with projects Dead Cat Bounce, Persiflage and Musical Tramps – on Ropeadope, Cuneiform and Innova labels – have made Best CD lists in Downbeat and Jazz Times. He also has performed or recorded with several jazz luminaries and venerated ensembles, including Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, Lonnie Plaxico, Joe Lovano, Randy Brecker, Alex Torres and others. He most recently taught at Brandon University School of Music. Matthew holds a Ph.D. in Composition (NYU) and M.M. in Jazz Performance (New England Conservatory), and a B.A. in Music (Wesleyan University).
Matty Stecks and the 518!
Matt Steckler – saxophones
David Gleason – keyboards
Rich Syracuse – bass
Dave Berger – drums
The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio