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Mathew “The Boogie Woogie Kid” Ball

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm


Described as “Michigan’s leading boogie-woogie pianist!” by The Farmington Patch, “A boogie-woogie master!” by The Romeo Observer, and “A rising giant in the field!” by Metroland, Matthew Ball is a graduate of Oakland University and The University of Detroit.  He holds degrees in Music, History and Law.  He trained classically at Oakland University with the internationally renown classical pianist Flavio Varani, a graduate of The Paris Conservatory and Manhattan School of Music, who traced his own pedigree of study back to Chopin himself!

 Recently featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition as well as Michigan Public Radio’s Ann Delisi’s Essential Music, The Craig Fahle Show and WMUK’s The Art & More Show, Matthew performs classic Ragtime, Boogie-woogie & Blues piano favorites from the Swingin’ era of the 20’s 30’s & 40’s, with arrangements of American favorites like Swanee River, Glory of Love, Sheik of Araby, Waltzing Matilda, Over the Rainbow, The Entertainer, In the Mood, Bumble Boogie, Chopsticks Boogie, and so many more.



Wednesday, November 18, 2015
8:00 pm