Critically-acclaimed jazz pianist Matt Savage will perform a concert sponsored by The Charlottesville Jazz Society on March 15th, 2015, to benefit the Virginia Institute of Autism.
Savage is a New York-based composer, arranger and performer who started his musical career at just eight years old. Now 22, he has released 11 albums and performed with some of the biggest names in jazz, from Wynton Marsalis to the Ellington All Stars.
Savage, who has autism spectrum disorder, is performing in Charlottesville to help people affected by autism in our community.
Savage will open the show performing solo, and then be joined by some of Virginia’s most highly regarded musicians: saxophonist Charles Owens, bassist Pete Spaar, and drummer Robert Jospé.
When: Sunday, March 15, 2015, at 3 p.m.
Where: V. Earl Dickinson Performing Arts Center at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Tickets: $25, click here to get them in advance or buy them at the door
“We are excited to come together with The Charlottesville Jazz Society and Matt Savage for a night of celebrating music and autism awareness,” said VIA’s Development Director Marisa Taylor. “We hope the Charlottesville community will join us!”
Thank you to the event’s sponsors The Hampton Inn and Suites, and Crutchfield.