Western Michigan University's Keith Hall talks about jazz greats and talks with current practitioners of the art.0000017c-60f7-de77-ad7e-f3f73a350002
LHI Live: Jazz Pianist Matthew Fries
Matthew Fries is an established New York City-based jazz pianist who has performed with a wide variety of jazz singers and instrumentalists.
He joins Jazz Currents host Keith Hall to talk about his early musical opportunities, and takes advantage of the rare opportunity to play as a solo artist in the Takeda studio. An experienced ensemble player (he and Keith are both members of Tri-Fi), Mr. Fries talks about the difference between solo and ensemble playing.