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Jake Fryer and Matt Savage present “You’re the Top - A Cole Porter Celebration” with special guest Alan Barnes

After meeting on 52nd Street Fryer and Savage joined forces to celebrate the music of Cole Porter.

Matt Savage, age 31, has had a remarkable 20+ year professional career as a jazz musician, bandleader and composer with ensembles of different size.  He’s played with some of the biggest names in jazz and as a composer, Matt has garnered respect and recognition.  He composed and recorded the score for a full-length documentary film, Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story. The movie, which premiered in 2014, chronicles the life of the late jazz alto saxophonist Frank Morgan.

Jake Fryer has played saxophone with Chaka Khan, The New Power Generation, Kool and the Gang, The Four Tops and Randy Brecker.  Jake has performed with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and The London Gospel Choir.  He has also previously recorded with Richie Cole, Bud Shank and has played with bebop maestro Charles McPherson and funk colossus Pee Wee Ellis.

Fryer emerges with a balance of lyricism and bebop changes to make this a blowing session of magnitude.

— Jazz Oregon