Group Members' Bios
- Matt Page
Matt is one of the newest rising stars on the Seattle Jazz scene. He attended college at Olympic College in Bremerton and spent two years in Los Angeles studying at the Musicians Institute with Joe Porcaro, Chuck Flores and others. His main mentor is the great Jeff Hamilton and Matt studied very extensively with him while there in L.A. Matt is also a member of the Chris Morton Trio and has his own group as well. He maintains a busy schedule as a teacher and freelance drummer in the Seattle scene doing everything from jazz to indie rock to worship music. Matt plays Garcia Drums and Bosphorus Cymbals.
- Nate Parker Nate is an up and coming bassist on the Seattle Jazz Scene. He is part of the Chris Morton Trio and the Steve Albach Quartet. Nate is building a reputation as a solid, swingin' timekeeper and is an adventurous and melodic soloist. He spent this last summer being mentored by the great Ben Wolfe at the Centrum Jazz Workshop and has dedicated himself to the old school, no amp, just moving air approach to bass playing.
- Andrew Glynn
Andrew, like his brother bassist Michael Glynn, is a graduate of Clarence Acox's fine program at Garfield High School in Seattle, WA. He has worked as a saxophonist on both alto and tenor in various groups in the Seattle area including the Reuel Lubag Hardbop Quartet, the Glynn Brothers Quartet, the Emerald City Jazz Orchestra, and the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra to name but a few. An aggressive improviser, he demonstrates the great saxophone tradition with a wide range of influences from Prez to Coltrane, and from Coleman Hawkins to Sonny Rollins.
- Gary Gibson
Gary Gibson career represents a musician who has done everything at the professional level. He is a celebrated performer on drum set, percussion, vibes, and especially steel pan but is a well regarded educator, composer, recording engineer/producer and copyist. He has also been on faculty at the Cornish College of The Arts in Seattle, artist in residence at the University of Maine, and has worked as a clinician and judge for numerous festivals. If you'd like more info on Gary, please go to his website by clicking "here".