Drummer, composer, producer, and bandleader Matt Wilson is considered one of the most creative, talented, and entertaining spirits in jazz today. He has won multiple awards for his work, has appeared on more than 170 recordings and has performed throughout the world.
[Matt Wilson onstage]
His most recent CD, "The Scenic Route", was released in February, 2007, and was recognized as one of the top jazz recordings of that year.
Wilson will be in residence at the 2008 Jazz Port Townsend festival, teaching, jamming, and giving performances. His mainstage performance will be dedicated to the memory of Dennis Irwin, who passed away March 10, 2008.