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Jazz LIVE at Marine View Tacoma presents the Matt Jorgensen Quintet

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Oct. 4, 2011 at 10:13 am |
October 4, 2011 10:13 am
The Matt Jorgensen Group. Courtesy photo.

Starting up again this weekend is the free live jazz series at Marine View Presbyterian Church in Northeast Tacoma. Opening the fall season on Sunday evening is the Matt Jorgensen Quintet, playing music from their latest CD “Tattooed by Passion:” The CD is a tribute to Jorgensen’s late father-in-law artist Dale Chisman, and the musical numbers will be enhanced by projections of Chisman’s works above the stage.

Jorgensen, a drummer and co-artistic director of the Ballard Jazz Festival, will be joined by trumpeter Thomas Marriott, saxophonist Mark Taylor, pianist George Colligan and bassist Mark Hunter.

The rest of the fall series features gypsy jazz band Pearl Django with singer Greta Matassa (Nov. 13) and Christmas jazz from Michael Powers (Dec. 18).

Shows are free and all-ages.

5 p.m. Oct. 9. Free. Marine View church, 8469 Eastside Dr. NE, Tacoma. 253-229-9206, www.marineviewpc.org, www.mattjorgensen.com


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