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Matt Panayides

Matt Panayides is an exploratory jazz guitarist. Born in Cincinnati and raised in Indianapolis, he has been leading his own groups in New York for more than 10 years. He has performed in many well-known NYC clubs such as Birdland, Smalls, Smoke, Cleopatra’s Needle, Shrine, Fat Baby, Sidewalk Café, The Underground Lounge, The American Legion and Detour. His compositions consist of sophisticated harmonies and compound rhythms which meld together into a picture which feels both unforced and fresh. His compelling melodies remain singable and uncomplicated. These songs offer a distinctive foundation upon which musicians can improvise. Mr

Album

Field Theory

Label: Pacific Coast Jazz
Released: 2021
Track listing: 1. KITE FLYING 6:36 2. DISTURBANCE 5:39 3. CLOSER NOW 5:19 4. FIELD THEORY 7:06 5. LOOKING ROUND CORNERS 6:30 6. ENERGY MOVER 6:20 7. 2.27.20 3:08 8. PENTA FOLK: ARRIVE 2:11 9. PENTA FOLK: COALESCE 1:46 10. PENTA FOLK: ASCEND 4:45 11. PENTA FOLK: DEPARTURE 1:07 12. SELF NARRATIVE 5:27

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Miles Davis, Rodney Jones & Reggie Quinerly

Read "Miles Davis, Rodney Jones & Reggie Quinerly" reviewed by Joe Dimino


Jazz musicians have resumed gigging in clubs and venues around the world. New York City is leading the way and the crowds are coming in big numbers. In honor of that, we begin the 710th Episode of Neon Jazz with NYC jazz drummer Reggie Quinerly with a track off his latest release New York Nowhere. We ...

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News: Recording

Contemporary Composer/Guitarist Matt Panayides' 'Field Theory' Explores New Sonic Landscapes

Contemporary Composer/Guitarist Matt Panayides' 'Field Theory' Explores New Sonic Landscapes

On Field Theory, guitarist and composer Matt Panayides explores new sonic landscapes by mixing electric and acoustic sounds in a set of modern, highly original post-bop compositions. Field Theory is a departure from Panayides’ previous releases, Conduits (2016) and Tapestries of Song (2011), which were both acoustic, modern jazz projects. Panayides, who grew up in Springfield, ...

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Article: Album Review

Hyeseon Hong: EE-YA-GI (Stories)

Read "EE-YA-GI (Stories)" reviewed by Troy Dostert


With her rich, engaging debut release, EE-YA-GI (Stories), composer Hyeseon Hong brings her own unique approach to contemporary jazz. Using a first-rate large ensemble to showcase her compositions, she takes traditional folk forms, particularly from her native Korea, and develops them with modern big-band jazz voicings. The result is an eminently listenable and enjoyable recording, one ...

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Article: Album Review

Hyeseon Hong Jazz Orchestra: EE-YA-GI (Stories)

Read "EE-YA-GI (Stories)" reviewed by Jack Bowers


What a delightful surprise. Korean-born composer / arranger HyeSeon Hong, a graduate of NYU who now lives in New Jersey, enfolds the best of two worlds --east and west --on her superlative debut album, EE-YA-GI (Stories), introducing Hong's eighteen-piece Jazz Orchestra and some heavy-hitting soloists including trumpeter Ingrid Jensen and tenor saxophonist Rich Perry.

Album

Conduits

Label: Pacific Coast Jazz
Released: 2015
Track listing: Notes from the Anechoic Chamber; The Past Is Obdurate; Heny’s Tune; Awaken; Shades of Greens; Gravity and Walt; Watcher; Of the Winter Light.

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Article: Album Review

Matt Panayides: Conduits

Read "Conduits" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Conduits, Matt Panayides' second album as a leader, pairs his resilient guitar on the front line with the reliable tenor saxophonist Rich Perry, ably supported by bassist Thomson Kneeland and drummer Mark Ferber. In spite of its esoteric name, the album is unshakably bright and accessible, with everyone abiding by Panayides' muse and playing their roles ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Guitarist Matt Panayides - "Conduits" CD Release Concert - Feb. 19 - Spectrum (NYC)

Guitarist Matt Panayides - "Conduits" CD Release Concert - Feb. 19 - Spectrum (NYC)

Date: February 19 at 7pm Place: Spectrum 121 Ludlow St. New York, NYC Admission: $15 / $10 students Phone: 212-528-1656 Conduits is guitarist Matt Panayides' second album as a leader. The album (on the Pacific Coast Jazz label) was recorded live at Bunker Studios in June of 2013 ...

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News: Crowdfunding Campaign

Guitarist Matt Panayides Releasing 2nd Album With Rich Perry

Guitarist Matt Panayides Releasing 2nd Album With Rich Perry

Celebrated NYC Jazz Guitarist Launches Second Studio Album on Kickstarter New York—Jazz musician and composer Matt Panayides announces the launch of his group’s second album which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. “I’m excited about this release because the band has had an opportunity to perform this music live and is excited to channel that energy ...


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