Robb Fisher - Matt Clark Trio
For over six years, bassist Robb Fisher
toured and recorded with the legendary Cal Tjader, anchoring Cal's
Grammy Award winning album, "La Onda Va Bien" and Grammy Nominee album,
"Gozame Pero Ya." He has also worked extensively and recorded with such
jazz and Latin luminaries as Chet Baker, Art Pepper, Carmen McRae,
Tania María, Clare Fischer, Rob Schneidermann, Eddie
Marshall, Dick Whittington, and Anita O’Day.
Robb appeared here previously with Doug Webb, Jon Mayer, Charlie
McCarthy, George Cotsirilos, and the Robb Fisher-Keith Saunders Trio.
Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Matt Clark holds a BFA
in Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Highly regarded as
a pianist and arranger, he has performed and/or recorded with such jazz
icons as Bobby
Hutcherson, Benny Golson, Eddie Marshall, Jon Faddis, David
“Fathead” Newman, Gene Bertoncini, Joshua Redman,
and Teddy Edwards,
as well as practically everyone who appeared at Jazz at Pearl's in it's
He was here previously with Larry Schneider, Steve Heckman, Noel Jewkes, Mitch Marcus, Mandala, and Sheldon Brown.
Drummer Ron Marabuto
grew up in the East Bay, playing with and greatly influenced by his
father, John Marabuto, a pianist and arranger busy and respected in the
After graduating from UC Berkeley in 1974 Ron relocated to NYC 1977-87,
where he played with the likes of Pepper Adams, Roland Hanna, Tommy
Flanagan, Duke Jordan, Jerry Dodgion, Frank Wess, Steve Grossman and
Back in SF since 1987, he has been active with Bruce Forman, Smith
Dobson, Buddy Montgomery, Rob Schneiderman, Al Plank, Hal Stein, Calvin
Keys, Warren Gale, Noel Jewkes, Bob Kenmotsu, Gini Wilson and Walter
Savage, among others.
Ron appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Chuck Metcalf, the Chuck
Metcalf Tribute, Mark Levine, Will Matthews, Chuck Manning, George Cotsirilos, and the
Robb Fisher-Keith Saunders Trio.