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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Matt Olson

Mark your calendars now to join us March 8-11, 2018 for the NASA 2018 Biennial Conference at University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio.
James Bunte — Host
— Conference Program Committee Chair
— NASA Director of Marketing


Saxophone Player

Click here for the overall Conference Schedule. NOTE: The closing concert is on Sunday, March 13, at 3:00 PM in Hemmle Recital Hall. We hope you will make plans to be with us for this special performance.

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Name: Matt Olson
Website: http://www.MattOlsonMusic.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Cohen
Presentation Title: Matt Olson Quartet
Type of Presentation: Professional Jazz Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

Conn-Selmer Endorsing Artist Matt Olson is Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at Furman University. He holds degrees from the University of Illinois and Northwestern University. He has performed with Randy Brecker, Kurt Elling, Benny Carter, Wayne Bergeron, Jason Marsalis, Byron Stripling, John Fedchock, Ryan Keberle, Doc Severinsen, Manhattan Transfer, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Bernadette Peters, Lou Rawls, Ben Folds, the Temptations, the Four Tops, the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, among others. He is a founding member and co-leader of the Unhinged Sextet, who have two recordings on OA2 Records Ė Clarity (2015) and Donít Blink (2017). Matt is also active as a clinician and adjudicator, including presenting clinics at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and the Jazz Education Network Conference. His work has been published by Downbeat magazine, The Saxophone Symposium, and Walrus Music.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Low Talk Matt Olson 7
Purple Lilac Matt Olson 6
Snake Eyes Matt Olson 7