Scott Matthew

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With a new album under his belt, Scott Matthew will go on tour again in October 2024. The Australian singer/songwriter is accompanied by his two long-time musicians Marisol Limon Martinez on piano and Jürgen Stark on guitar. He is currently still in the studio in his adopted home of New York to put the finishing touches on the recordings of his second album of cover versions.

 

Anyone who has ever experienced one of these moving Scott Matthew concerts knows of the tradition of usually ending the set with a cover song and leaving the stage. Or as Scott himself describes these encores: “These songs are like old friends, some of whom I grew up with and who gave me comfort and support in special life situations.”

 

In 2013 he released his first encore collection of covered favorite songs with the album Unlearned (Glitterhouse/Indigo).

 

For his new work he will once again work out the emotional core of “Old Friends” with a lot of love and empathy and translate it in a new and touching way using his distinctive voice and the sparsest instrumentation. The track list and the album title remain secret, only this much has already been revealed: world-famous pop hits will be represented on the new album and its set list for the upcoming concerts in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in October 2024, as well as one or more Soul classics and previously largely undiscovered musical gems.

Program and cast

Scott Matthew: vocals
Marisol Limon Martinez: piano
Jürgen Stark: guitar

PORGY & BESS Jazzclub

Porgy & Bess (actually, Jazz and Music Club Porgy & Bess ) is a jazz club in the Riemergasse 11 in the 1st district of Vienna. The club , founded in 1993 is considered " the most important jazz organizer and trendy meeting point " of the Austrian capital .

The program of Porgy & Bess speaks to a very large audience , about 70,000 guests a year ; is accordingly Jazz " understood very pluralistic ," and the program " even in fringe areas , such as electronic music , contemporary music and world music penetrated . " Many international artists , particularly from the U.S. space , see also Austrian musician here an opportunity to perform . The club also offers the stage for events, such as the award of the Austrian World Music Award.

Musicologist Christian Scheib According to the Porgy & Bess " at the same time essential for the development of the musical ( jazz ) reality of a City" and needs and uses ' plain commonplace as urban space music. " It creates itself " through artistic preferences, acoustic quality , capacity and real capacity, the necessary exclusion of other clubs. " Here, the different areas of the jazz clubs allow - the area in front of the stage with tables, upstairs gallery , a lateral area with a bar at counter - different intense concentration on the concert scene . For Jazzthetik Porgy & Bess is even a " traditional club . "

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