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     Matt Finley

     Jazz Composer & Performer

Matt Finley, trumpet. Photo by Duane Beyer.
Blowing hot and cool


  New      I'm a guest artist helping out the DCC Jazz Ensemble. Concert Dec. 5.
   I'm also arranging and directing instrumental music for the Smithfield Church. Concert Dec. 7.

   And I'm doing lots of writing!


             Matt is on Pandora, Apple Music / iTunes, Spotify and CD Baby
!


  "Flugelhorn Master!" - Poughkeepsie Journal

  "Your playing certainly is top notch." - Russ Davis, Sirius XM Radio Jazz Channel

  "Your CD is great!  Brazilian Wish is Awesome!" - Rachelle Bivins
  (Publisher, ABYSSJazz magazine)


  "Melodic & catchy with complex chord changes." - Scott Yanow, jazz reviewer

  "Remarkable technique on trumpet and flugelhorn" - Schenectady Gazette

  "Standout solo trumpet" - Troy Times Record

  "Finley's sound is velvety" - Adirondack Life Magazine

  "Execution is virtually flawless; he smokes on every tune" - Frank Villafane
  (Reviewer for WWW.VINILEMANIA.NET)


  "It was our pleasure to work with you. Great music and a great performance. I think we sold all of the CDs you
  had in the lobby, proof of how much the audience enjoyed your work. I hope we can find some other opportunities
  to collaborate in the future." - Dave Baxter (Board Chairman, Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra)

  "Your CD is world class, top of the food chain and your playing is a wonderful
   amazement on so many instruments it is dizzying.
" - Don Miller, bassist

  "Matt's concert is our favorite event of the year" - Mike Weida, former Director, DCC Student Activities Office

  "Matt's performance is nothing short of beautiful in every way" - Tim Wendt,
   trumpeter, commenting on 'Jordan' video
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