Matt Otto

Matt Otto

Education: __________

Indiana University, Jazz Performance (1985-86) Berklee School of Music, Jazz Performance (86-89) The New School for Social Research, Bachelor of Arts Jazz Performance (96-98) California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) (2003-2005), Masters in Jazz Studies

Festivals Performed At: _______________________ Monterey Jazz Festival, California Stanford Jazz Workshop, California Jackie Robinson Jazz Festival, New York Jump Festival, New York JVC Jazz Festival, New York Montreaux Jazz Festival, Switzerland North Sea Jazz Festival, Holland Ozone Jazz Festival, Switzerland Monterey Jazz Festival, California Jyugiouka Jazz Festival, Japan Music Mountain Jazz Festival, Connecticut

Clubs Performed At (1996-2005): ______________________________

Blue Note, New York Small's, New York Visionie's, New York Cleopatra'sNeedle, New York Steamer's, Los Angeles Knitting Factory, New York Internet Cafe, New York Cornelia Street Caf, New York CBGB's, New York Dharma, New York The C note, New York Jazz Bakery, Los Angeles Chadney's Los Angeles Rocco's, Los Angeles Club “J”, Tokyo, Japan Up and Down, San Francisco Pearl's, San Francisco On Air, Tokyo Japan Yoshi's San Fransisco

Studied Saxophone under: ______________________

Don Hawkins Paul Carmen Andy McGee Billy Pierce George Garzone Lee Konitz Paul Novros

Played With: ____________ Anthony Wilson Gregory Hutchinson Junior Mance Albert “Tootie” Heath Ralph Peterson Tom Harrel Rashid Bakr Jimmy Smith Dennis Charles Larry Goldings Reggie Workman Leroy Vinegar Henry Franklin George Garzone Joe La Barbera Darek Oles Larry Koonse Charlie Haden David Roitstein Wadada Leo Smith

Gear

Selmar Mark VI Tenor Selmar Mark VI Soprano

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone, tenor

Credentials/Background

All Levels' Have taught at private lessons/theory and ensembles at: The New School for Social Research California Institute of the Arts USC UCLA Cal State LA Cal State Northridge Lessons include: Performance Improvisation Modern Vocabulary Singing Ear Training Scatting Playing by Ear Listening Alexander Technique Meditation/Relaxation Posture

Clinic/Workshop Information

Theory Performance Improvisation Modern Vocabulary Singing Ear Training Scatting Playing by Ear Listening Alexander Technique Meditation/Relaxation Posture

Discography

Reunion

Reunion

Self Produced
2017

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Iberica

Iberica

Origin Records
2017

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Soliloquy

Soliloquy

Self Produced
2016

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Baobab, Retruning, Joe-Less Shoe

Baobab, Retruning,...

Jazz Collective Records
2008

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Red

Red

Origin Records
2005

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Viewed In

Viewed In

Matt Otto
Ibeica

Transformation

Transformation

Matt Otto
La Commune

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