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Matt’s Story

// June 10th, 2017

Matt’s national touring schedule has taken him from Branson to L.A, New York to Florida – performing 300 concerts a year since 2005, and recently released his 8th studio album “More Today Than Yesterday”.

With an uplifting style reminiscent of Barry Manilow and Michael Buble, Matt delivers songs from yesterday and today with a sincere, meaningful approach. His passion for this music comes through in every song.

Matt has had the honor of performing at notable venues including The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, Andy Williams’ Moon River Grill Restaurant in Branson, MO as well as the Illinois State Fair and Heart of Illinois Fair to name a few.

Matt has performed nationally at festivals, wineries, ballroom events, restaurants, golf resorts, and retirement communities.  Matt has entertained for Birthday celebrations, black tie events, family nights, Christmas and New Years parties, and various celebrations.

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In Memory of Vincent Falcone, former pianist and conductor for Frank Sinatra

// March 29th, 2017

“I congratulate you on your ability to keep alive the great music we love alive and well.  Keep up the good work and I wish you continued success in your career.  My best to you!  – Vinnie Falcone”

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Matt’s 10 Year Anniversary Album “More Today Than Yesterday” Now Available!

// August 1st, 2016

 

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In 2015, Matt celebrated his 10 year anniversary of performing by releasing this amazing new album featuring classics from his shows performed nationally since 2005.

“More Today Than Yesterday” features fresh arrangements of classic songs that have been special to Matt and part of his shows over the past 10+ years, made famous by artists including Frank Sinatra, Barry Manilow, Chris Montez, Andy Williams, Jack Jones, Nat King Cole, and more.

As a tribute to Matt’s dad, Mark who passed away June 27, 2013, Matt recorded one of his dad’s favorite songs “Route 66.”  The album features a bonus track with 10 minutes of recordings of Mark from his radio days on 103.7 KUUL-FM as well as one of my Matt’s early recordings, “You Are My Friends,” an original song by friend David Saelens.

The album includes a guest appearance by Paul Von Adam (former trumpeter for Andy Williams), Gary Dooms (former sax player for Mickey Gilley), and Denny Yeary (bass singer for the Blackwoods)

You may purchase the CD here or through CDbaby.  Digital copy available through iTunes.

 

// April 18th, 2016

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