Chicago-based pianist Matt Piet makes his Option debut with a solo set, followed by a duo with drummer Bill Harris.
(photo by Samantha Wood)
Doors at 7, concert at 7:30. Experimental Sound Studio 5925N Ravenswood Ave Chicago, IL
$10/$8 for ESS Members
Matt Piet is an improvising pianist, composer, and music director. Matt was born and raised in suburban Chicago, began his studies as a pianist and vocalist at age ten, and was a proficient classical pianist and accompanist by his early teens. Piet set aside his classical studies to focus on jazz, improvisation, and composition during his studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Piet returned to Chicago in 2014 and has since been an active participant in Chicago’s rich jazz and improvised music scene. In addition to playing many ad hoc improvised performances as a leader and a sideman, he has three working trios: Matt Piet Trio, Four Letter Words, and the Rempis/Piet/Daisy trio. Piet works
actively as a Music Director and accompanist throughout the Chicagoland area.
Bill Harris is a Drummer, Composer, Improviser and audio engineer from Pittsburgh, currently based in Chicago. Current groups include: Four Letter Words, Bowlcut, Devouring the Guilt, and Gerrit Hatcher’s Refunction.
Option is sponsored by Sketchbook Brewing Company