This quartet (featuring Matt Skellenger on bass, Matt Reid on trumpet/cornet, Greg Harris on piano/vibraphone and Dave Miller on drums) honors legendary Denver composer and cornetist Ron Miles. Miles was a teacher, mentor and bandmate to all members of this quartet and they will perform select works from Miles’ extensive catalogue of 35 years of creation.
Born and raised in Denver, CO., Matt Skellenger has been composing, performing, recording, and teaching in Colorado for 30 years. Matt earned a B.A. in Music from Metro State University in 2002 where he studied with the great Ron Miles. Ron was an original member of the Matt Skellenger Group from 2006-2014, and he is featured on the group’s first 3 albums. Matt has also studied with world-renowned bassist and educator Victor Wooten. In addition to leading his own group, Skellenger performs solo and in the Grown Ass Man Band and has been a music teacher at Swallow Hill since 2008.
Wednesday Show Times:
Set One: 6:30 – 7:45 pm
Set Two: 8:45 – 10 pm