Mat Walerian – clarinet Mat Maneri – viola Michael Bisio – bass


Sun, Jun 18, 2023    
4:00 pm-6:00 pm


Arts Society of Kingston (ASK)
97 Broadway, Kingston, New York, 12401

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Mat Walerian – clarinet

Mat Maneri – viola

Michael Bisio – bass


Mat Walerian is a jazz saxophonist and woodwind player (alto saxophonebass clarinetsoprano clarinetflute), composer and bandleader who specializes in improvisation and avant-garde music.  With the exception of a few lessons he is a self – taught musician, occasionally taking lessons from pianist Matthew Shipp, lessons which he has cited as being crucial to his development.

Mat Maneri is an American composer, violin, and viola player. He has recorded with Cecil TaylorGuerino MazzolaMatthew ShippJoe MorrisGerald CleaverTim BerneBorah BergmanMark DresserWilliam ParkerMichael Formanek, and John Lockwood, as well as with his own trio, quartet, and quintet.

Michael Bisio is an American jazz double bassist, composer, and bandleader. Since 2009 he has been the bassist for the Matthew Shipp Trio.Bisio appears on over 100 CDs, leading on 12 CDs and co-leading on another dozen.

Bisio has composed over one hundred works which have been performed in clubs, concert venues, and festivals. They have been broadcast over assorted media. Most have been recorded; some were composed for films and theater, and one found was used in animation.