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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: Friday, March 11, 2016 2:45 PM
Presentation Venue: Band Hall
Presentation Title: Matt Olson Quartet
Type of Presentation: Professional Jazz Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

Matt Olson
is Associate Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at Furman
University in Greenville, South Carolina. He holds a DMA from the University of
Illinois, and MM in Jazz Pedagogy and BM in Saxophone Performance from
Northwestern University. Matt has performed with Randy Brecker, Kurt Elling,
Benny Carter, John Fedchock, Ken Peplowski, Chris Vadala, Doc Severinsen,
Manhattan Transfer, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Lou Rawls, Ben Folds, Michael
Feinstein, Johnny Mathis, the Temptations, the Four Tops, the Chicago Jazz
Ensemble, and the Milwaukee and Charlotte Symphony Orchestras. Matt has
performed at numerous conferences of the North American Saxophone Alliance, the
World Saxophone Congress, and the 2009 Midwest Clinic. He has also been a
featured guest artist at Northwestern University, Arizona State University,
University of Idaho, Drake University, and University of North
Carolina-Charlotte. His newest ensemble, Unhinged Sextet, released their debut
CD Clarity in 2015 on OA2 Records.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
TBA TBA Piano, Bass, Drums No bio information available. I will use local jazz musicians to assist me, and David Dees will help . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Change Matt Olson 10
Scout, No Doubt Matt Olson 10