Atla & Matt DeChamplain at Smokin’ With Chris, 59 W Center St, Southington, CT 06489
Sat, July 21, 8pm – 10pm
The DeChamplains use the bandstand to share an amazing American tradition. It was their love for jazz that originally brought Matt and Atla together and now their passion is to share this classic music with contemporary audiences. Their unique combination of accessibility and musicality allow them to present a variety of music including American Songbook, Bebop, contemporary jazz pieces and original compositions. Their influences include a great range of jazz masters, from Ella Fitzgerald and Art Tatum to Bobby McFerrin and Brad Mehldau. They naturally create a comfortable atmosphere that reaches today’s diverse audience with a musical experience that is truly memorable.