Date: 13 August 2012
Cover charge: RM30
Matt Ingeneri plays jazz guitar in the classic style of Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, and early George Benson. Matt has performed in the U.S., China, Singapore, and South Africa iand is currently based in Kuala Lumpur. A product of Washington, D.C.’s famous Hard Bop jazz scene, Matt worked regularly with legendary Blue Note Records house bassist Butch Warren until moving to Malaysia in 2011. Matt has performed at the D.C. Jazz Festival, Boston Arts Festival, Duke Ellington Jazz Festival, and China’s West Meets East Festival. Matt also has had the luck to work with former Chess Records session musician Jimmy Burell, as well as Freddie Hubbard’s mentor, saxophonist Billy Smith. From 2001-2002, Matt led the house band at D.C.’s renowned Bohemian Caverns club, one of the oldest jazz clubs in the United States with a historic stage that has featured Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, and Charlie Parker.
John Dip Silas
The very talented budding pianist John Dip Silas lands another night at No Black Tie. His trio will bring a fresh take on jazz. Having performed with several jazz veterans in the Malaysian jazz circuit, this aspiring young wonder will show you what he has up his sleeves and spread it across the grand piano.