Strobe Sessions #42 Featuring Matt Campbell and Jeb Bishop Trio

Strobe Sessions is excited to have Matt Campbell and the Jeb Bishop Trio at our next Strobe Session #42 on October 20th! Please RSVP to to guarantee your seat and see below for more information on the artists and our next session!

Strobe Recording Studio 2631 W. Division Chicago, IL Doors open at 7:30, with Matt Campbell at 8:15 pm, and the Jeb Bishop Trio up second at 9:30 pm. The event is BYOB. There is a $10 suggested donation. Both sets will be recorded live in front of an audience. Our shows are on YouTube, please look up “Strobe Sessions” for a list of videos. Please plan to arrive on time.


Matt Campbell

Matt Campbell

Matt Campbell is a songwriter steeped in the tradition of the American Troubadour. Originally from Colorado, Campbell’s restless spirit has led him from the concrete canyons of New York City to the seaside cliffs of California, with a few stops in between. Now in Chicago, he continues to write and record original music.

Matt Campbell’s newest album release was mixed and recorded in two sessions at Strobe Recording in Chicago; Miles Apart is a five song suite about the challenge of new beginnings and the faith to forge ahead. Matt Campbell’s affinity for rich imagery and melody are on full display, as the stripped down sound highlights his distinct voice and lyrics. Miles Apart represents Campbell’s first effort solely produced in Chicago, and the second release from The Chicago Talking Machine Co. label.

Matt Campbell has opened for Del McCoury, The Subdudes, Martin Sexton, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Jason Boland, Corb Lund, Split Lip Rayfield and many more…

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Jeb Bishop Trio

Since becoming active in Chicago in 1993, trombonist Jeb Bishop has performed, toured and recorded with groups including the Vandermark Five, the Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet, Ted Sirota’s Rebel Souls, Terminal Four, School Days, Ken Vandermark’s Territory Band, Rob Mazurek’s Exploding Star Orchestra, Globe Unity Orchestra, The Engines, and his own Jeb Bishop Trio with Frank Rosaly (drums) and Jason Roebke (Bass).

Upcoming releases include Ibsen’s Ghosts, with Joe McPhee, Michael Zerang, and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, The Big Lift, with San Francisco trumpeter Darren Johnston, and duo recordings with drummer Paal Nilssen-Love and saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra.

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