Michael Bisio/Matthew Shipp duo

Presented by Nonsequitur. Matthew Shipp has played piano since he was 5 years old. He studied at the New England Conservatory of Music with saxophonist Joe Maneri and cut his teeth working with saxophonists Roscoe Mitchell and David S. Ware and bassist William Parker. Bassist Michael Bisio, no stranger to Seattle audiences, has had vital working relationships with Joe McPhee, Charles Gayle, Barbara Donald, Bill Smith, and Stuart Dempster, among many others. Their most recent duo release Floating Ice has received immediate praise. Seattle Times preview.