Rick VanMatre

New CD from local jazz musician Rick VanMatre

Aug 16, 2013

Rick VanMatre, Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music stops by the studio to talk with Ron Esposito about his new CD, Lines Above, and the upcoming release party at the Blue Wisp Jazz Club on September 6.

Cincinnati composer Frank Proto recently completed a new composition, Concerto for Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra, commissioned by the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. The world premiere performance will take place on March 3 with special guest, acclaimed saxophonist Rick VanMatre performing. Frank Johnson welcomes the composer and performer in studio as they discuss the genesis of this piece and the upcoming premiere.