Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O

Christmas Tree-O at Joe’s Cafe
St. Louis’s most eclectic concert venue!
6014 Kingsbury Ave, 63112

Welcomed by
New Music Circle

“If we were to form a jazz combo, our model would most definitely be Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O!”The Three Wisemen

Matt Wilson – drums, jingle bells
Jeff Lederer – soprano & tenor saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, piccolo, toy piano
Paul Sikivie – bass

Christmas Tree-O album coverIt was a snowy day in May when Matt Wilson, Jeff Lederer and Paul Sikivie gathered at Maggie’s Farm recording studio to spread Christmas cheer. The result of that gathering is Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O, a collection of everyone’s favorite holiday tunes that’s destined to be added to holiday music collections all over the globe.

“Wonder and innocence, gaudiness and cheer: can it be any surprise that the jazz drummer Matt Wilson thrives around the holidays? His Christmas Tree-O…does more or less what you’d expect, batting around holiday standards with a mischievous but sentimental air…In any case, the band, with Paul Sikivie on bass and Jeff Lederer on reeds, represents something more than a side project or a symptom of seasonal opportunism. It has its own gait and style.” (The New York Times)

Listen to the full Christmas Tree-O album at Palmetto-Records.com!

One 90-minute set starting at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:00pm. Joe’s Cafe is an all-ages, BYOB and food venue. Advance tickets are available through the Jazz St. Louis Box Office and online. Tickets may be purchased at the door with CASH ONLY pending availability.

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