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September 22 Masterclass: Snakeoil @ The Nash
Sep 22 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

**co-sponsored by Paradise Valley Community College, Scottsdale Community College, The Nash**

Snakeoil is: Tim Berne-saxophone, Oscar Noriega-clarinet, Matt Mitchell-piano, Ches Smith-drums/percussion

In this masterclass, Snakeoil will demonstrate their unique approach to composition, improvisation, interaction an a small-group jazz context. Musicians, bring your instruments! This masterclass is co-sponsored by Paradise Valley Community Community College, Scottsdale Community College, and The Nash.

Admission is free of charge!

Later on the evening of Friday, September 22, Snake Oil will be performing at The Nash at 7:30pm.

Saxophonist Tim Berne, a prolific performer, composer, and recording artist, brings his Snakeoil quartet to The Nash, featuring heavyweights of New York’s creative music scene, including clarinetist Oscar Noriega, pianist Matt Mitchell, and drummer/percussionist Ches Smith. This group, which has recorded on the ECM label, has been lauded for its “carefully shifting balance of finely wrought composition and open improvisation” (JazzTimes).