Matt is a New York based guitarist, composer, bandleader, and teacher. A modernist who is firmly rooted in the classics, he has a penchant for doing old things in a new way, and doing new things in an old way. Matt’s work spans several genres -- jazz, rock, funk, folk music, modern chamber music, theater, and more.
Matt is equally comfortable working solo, calling shots, and contributing to other people’s projects. He works as a sideman to rock stars, and creates and music directs bands for any kind of event, from singer songwriters to private parties to dance and theater performances. Matt also writes and performs original music, both solo and in collaboration.
Matt is a veteran teacher, having taught adults and children for 20 years, at all levels of proficiency. His clear, accessible method integrates theory and technique for all styles of music.