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Matt Baker
The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that jazz pianist Matt Baker will return to the stage with an evening of George Gershwin on Monday, March 18 at 7pm.

Jazz pianist Matt Baker returns to the Birdland stage with the world premiere of a brand new project: Gershwin, like you’ve never heard it. Mr. Baker will present a whole new spin on the music one of America’s most celebrated composers, with an all-star lineup from the heart of New York’s jazz scene. Comprising music from Crazy for You, Porgy and Bess and An American in Paris, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, plus other exciting gems from the classical and popular worlds of George Gershwin! Joining Matt will be Endea Owens on double bass, Curtis Nowosad on drums and Alex Goodman on guitar, plus special guests Benny Benack III on trumpet & voice and Grammy® nominated vocalist Nicole Zuraitis.

Matt Baker - Piano
Endea Owens - double bass
Curtis Nowosad - drums
Alex Goodman - guitar
And special guests!
Benny Benack III - trumpet & voice
Nicole Zuraitis - voice

Matt Baker’s sideman credits include touring and performing with vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway, Jennifer Holliday, Patti LaBelle, Veronica Swift (2015 Monk competition winner), Tierney Sutton, Arianna Neikrug (2015 Sarah Vaughan competition winner) and Judy Collins, as well as guitar icon Bucky Pizzarelli, tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm.
Matt Baker was an award winner in the 2003 Montreux International Solo Jazz Piano competition and a semi-finalist in 2004 and 2005. Originally from Australia, Matt has called New York City home since 2010, performs at jazz venues throughout the city and abroad and in 2017 released his latest DVD album “Live at Birdland”.
Performances, Store and more info:

Matt Baker
Birdland, 315 West 44 Street, NYC
$30 cover, $10 food/drink minimum or 212-581-3080