News | May 2021

Dear friends,

Happy spring!  We look forward to seeing you in person again soon!   Thank you for your continued support.  Matt is happy to announce that he is performing this spring and is currently scheduling concerts for 2021!    

Matt will return to The Grape Life in Davenport, IA on May 28th from 8 to 10 PM!  Don’t miss this special Quad Cities performance, joined by Tewanta Lopez (piano) and David Saelens (drums).  Due to social distancing guidelines, advanced reservations are required by calling 563- 355-7070.

Matt has been in the studio working on an exciting new album produced in Los Angeles with some of his favorite world-class musicians, and planning to release it later this year.  Looking forward to a great year ahead!

New Single "East of The Sun (and West of the Moon)" now available!

This brilliant new arrangement of the classic jazz standard “East of the Sun,” written by Brooks Bowman features a cast of some of Matt’s favorite world class musicians and will be featured on the new EP, “Oh, Look At Me Now!” planned for release in 2021!  Download the single on Apple Music, Amazon, or stream on Spotify.  

This brilliant new arrangement of the classic jazz standard “East of the Sun,” written by Brooks Bowman features a cast of some of Matt’s favorite world class musicians and will be featured on the new EP, “Oh, Look At Me Now!” planned for release in 2021!  Download the single on Apple Music, Amazon, or stream on Spotify.  

The recording features Marc LeBrun – piano, David Enos – bass / rhythm arrangement, Greg Sadler – drums, Tony Guerrero – flugelhorn, and an exquisite new string arrangement and guitar by Stephan Oberhoff.  The song was mixed and mastered by Stephan at his studio, the Creation Station in Pasadena, CA.  The album features all new arrangements, performed by world class musicians, and Matt singing at his best!

"Matt, I congratulate you on your ability of keeping alive the great music we know and love. Keep up the good work and I wish you continued success!"
Vinnie Falcone
Former Pianist and Conductor for Frank Sinatra