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Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Tribeca PAC is proud to present the three finalists for 2017’s DCJazzPrix. DCJazzPrix, a part of DC Jazz Fest, is a national competition created to recognize and support top rising jazz band talent, and is designed to help launch and promote the careers of emerging jazz ensembles under the age of 40. AMP Trio Featuring Tahira Clayton Perrin Grace Saturday, February 10 at 7:30PM; $30 / students , seniors $20 smarttix-buy_026 Addison Frei, piano; Perrin Grace, bass; Matt Young, drums. AMP Trio and Tahira Clayton are the Grand Prize Winners of the 2017 DCJazzPrix, part of DC Jazz Fest. Pianist Addison Frei, drummer Matt Young, and bassist Perrin Grace met as students at the prestigious University of North Texas jazz program. Now in their 5th year as a band, AMP Trio, is preparing to release their third full length record, Three, later this spring. AMP Trio brought vocalist Tahira Clayton into the fold with their second album, m(y)our world, In the last year AMP Trio and Tahira Clayton have been heard at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival in Rockville, MD, the Kitchen Café in Dallas, TX, and Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor, MI among others. They have collaborated in New York at venues such as Rockwood Music Hall and the Cell Theatre. AMP Trio has also performed alongside talented artists such as saxophonists Tim Green and Quamon Fowler and trumpeter John Raymond. AMP Trio has recorded together as a rhythm section for albums by Aaron Hedenstrom, Spenser Liszt and Adam Hutcheson. Find out more at www.amptrio.com