“Matt DeChamplain plays with amazing dexterity and superb taste while covering the history of jazz piano from ragtime and stride to modern.” Hartford Jazz Society
Matt DeChamplain returns for a solo appearance in Ogunquit following his brilliant performance here in 2013 with the Jason Anick Trio. He is a favorite performer in the jazz clubs of Hartford and Southington, Connecticut, with occasional gigs in Boston and New York. Hear Matt play at www.mattdechamplain.com
Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, $5 students, and may be purchased at the Dunaway Center, Ogunquit Camera Shop, and Ogunquit Welcome Center. Tickets may be purchased online at http://ogunquit.org/shop.php.
Matt’s love of classic jazz inspires him to pursue a thorough musicianship that fuses traditional elements with modern jazz concepts. His performance is rooted in that of the early jazz masters.
Matt obtained his Bachelors Degree from the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at the Hartt School in 2010 and his Masters from the University of Toledo in Ohio in 2012. Matt has had the privilege of studying under jazz luminaries such as Jimmy Green, Andy LaVerne, Steve Davis, Nat Reeves, Jon Hendricks, Barry Harris, Dr. Billy Taylor, Nathan Davis and Curtis Fuller.
While maintaining an active performance schedule, Matt continues to teach and compose. Matt currently teaches at the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at the Hartt School of music in CT.