Christine Guter and I just completed the 2nd Annual Long Beach Vocal Jazz Academy – what an amazing group of teachers and students excited to kick off the school year! Mass choirs premiered three of my brand new charts too. come join us in Southern California on Saturday, August 6, 2018 for the next exciting edition!
Katie Campbell, Sharmila G. Lash, Fletcher Sheridan, and i are the vocal jazz ensemble “True North”, are over-the-moon excited to be one of the nine featured evening artists at the 9th Annual JEN conference in Dallas. we will do a few charts off of ‘Voyage’, and have a few premieres as well. will be performing alongside our dear friends Josh Nelson, Ron Suffredini, and ‘Slammin’ Sammy K! still booking for the 2018 festival season too.
speaking of Long Beach, i will continue to fulfill all of my duties at MiraCosta College (including hosting the New York Voices at this year’s Oceanside Jazz Festival!) but am also joining the faculty at CSU Long Beach to teach lessons and help students prepare their junior and senior recitals!
hang in there everyone and be blessed…Matt