Presented by Jazz Alive, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, Jazz Tales is a live YouTube broadcast. Your purchase of a stream pass supports our mission of providing educational support in developing future artists and preserving this great art form through school and community programs.
Hosted by pianist Fred Hughes, the show features performances and interviews with invited guests talking about their careers, musical influences, and interesting tales from their years in the music business.
Trombonist Matt Niess joined Jazz Tales on Wednesday, April 14 at 7pm
A Washington, DC based cross-over trombonist who served in The U.S. Army Band (Pershing's Own) for 30 years, Matt is a former high school band director and is currently The Director of Brass Studies and Professor of Trombone at The Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia. He is the founder and director of The Capitol Bones, The National Jazz Workshop and has appeared as a soloist, clinician, and adjudicator at numerous venues throughout the United States. For more about Matt visit: mattniess.com.
If you missed this master trombonist and his passion for music and jazz education . . . here's your chance to catch up!