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OPTION: Matt Piet Solo and Matt Piet & Bill Harris Duo

  • Experimental Sound Studio 5925 North Ravenswood Avenue Chicago, IL, 60660 United States (map)
OPTION: Matt Piet Solo and Matt Piet & Bill Harris Duo
from 8.00

August 21st, 2007

Doors at 7pm. Music at 7:30

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

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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

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

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