Matt Finley

     Jazz Composer & Performer

Matt Finley, trumpet. Photo by Duane Beyer.

  New   Spring is always a light time for my playing, but I'm doing a lot of composing and arranging.
            Next concert: Sunday, June 14, 3 pm. Jazz at The Strand Theater, Hudson Falls NY


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



  "Flugelhorn Master!" - Poughkeepsie Journal

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

  "I listened to (and practiced with) Brazilian Wish yesterday. Outstanding, Matt, on every level:
  the writing, the arranging, the performance, and the production!
" - Bill McBirnie (jazz flautist, Toronto)

  "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)

  "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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   Brazilian Wish CD cover.


  Preview and purchase my CD,
  Brazilian Wish:

Blowing hot and cool. Calligraphy by Lynn Palumbo.