Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
As an internationally-acclaimed guitarist/composer, Wolfgang Muthspiel is commanding attention worldwide as an artist of deep integrity, intelligence, and daring musicality. A contrast of quiet charisma and elegance, with dazzling technique and risk-taking musicality distinguishes a Muthspiel performance. His highly personal musical language embraces openness with a compositional structure beyond derivatives. In addition to his jazz projects, Muthspiel is also active in composing for contemporary classical ensembles. His trio on this concert date features the peerless rhythm section of bassist Scott Colley and drummer Brian Blade.