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About Matt

// June 19th, 2019

With a passionate, uplifting style reminiscent of Barry Manilow and Michael Buble, Matt Barber delivers songs we know and love with a sincere, meaningful approach. His passion for his music comes through in every song. Matt has performed over 300 concerts per year around the world for more than a decade.

Matt’s recordings have recently been featured on Los Angeles radio station KJAZZ 88.1 FM.  He has had had the honor of performing at notable venues, including The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Andy Williams’ Moon River Restaurant in Branson, as well as the Illinois State Fair, to name a few.  Matt has performed around the world, at festivals, wineries, resorts, colleges, country clubs and retirement communities.

Since his debut in 2005, Matt has released five albums, “Romancing Nashville (2007),” “Love Notes From Paradise (2009),” “It’s Been A Merry Christmas (2009),” “The Masterpiece Collection (2011),” and “More Today Than Yesterday (2015),” with arrangements by Alan McPike and recorded in Nashville, TN by Daniel Dennis. Matt tours and records with some of LA’s best musicians, as well as performing with good friend, Brother Day Kelly, former trumpet player for Ray Charles.  Matt recorded “It’s Been A Merry Christmas (2009),” by Brother Day and is currently promoting the single “Moments In Time (2019)” collaboration.  

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New Original Song – “Moments In Time” with Brother Day – now available!

// June 1st, 2019

Matt is excited to announce the release of “Moments In Time,” a blend of American and Jazz with lyrics by Matt Barber and music by Day Kelly. You can download the song via iTunes (http://hyperurl.co/nv7ha1) and Amazon (http://hyperurl.co/q6vlkl). You can also stream it on Spotify and Pandora. Check out the video below for a sample and behind the scenes footage.

Past Performances

// June 1st, 2019

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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