bassist * composer * improviser

Matt Pavolka

Bassist, composer, lover. Provocateur. Occasional half-assed trombonist. Leader of The Matt Pavolka Band and The Horns Band.

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#34 Family Reunion

Tomorrow (Saturday, December 17th) the original lineup of The Matt Pavolka Band will take the stage once more at the Cornelia Street Cafe.

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#33 Without Fear Of Wind Or Vertigo

This is my seventh appearance at Smalls with The Horns Band. There's some brand new music here including, in this set, "Secrets Of Pool Hustling" and "Without Fear Of Wind Or Vertigo".

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#32 Defeating The Porpoise

This is my seventh appearance at Smalls with The Horns Band. There's some brand new music here including, in this set, "Defeating The Porpoise".

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#31 The Horns Band Live At Smalls 4-25-16, Set 2

Here we are back again at one of the world's great jazz clubs. We've been playing a gig a month or so in New York City for the past two years or more and it's really paid off; we sound like a band if I do say so myself.

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#30 The Horns Band Live At Smalls 4-25-16, Set 1

Here we are back again at one of the world's great jazz clubs. We've been playing a gig a month or so in New York City for the past two years or more and it's really paid off; we sound like a band if I do say so myself.

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