Matt Savage, age 28, has had a remarkable 20-year professional career as a jazz musician, bandleader and composer with ensembles of different size. He’s played with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Chick Corea, the Ellington All Stars, Chaka Khan, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Watson, Clark Terry, and Jimmy Heath among others. He’s also opened for rock legends Neil Young and Stephen Stills, and has performed with Steve Earle, Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin and Al Stewart. Matt is a Bösendorfer piano artist.
As a composer, Matt has garnered respect and recognition. He composed and recorded the score for a full-length documentary film, Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story. Savage wrote almost all the songs on his thirteen albums and frequently writes original classical pieces. Matt’s latest project is the Matt Savage Groove Experiment’s debut EP, Splash Variations.
Savage has toured worldwide, including performances at The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Birdland, the Blue Note (NYC and Beijing), jazz festivals worldwide, and tours of Asia and Europe.
Having received his bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music and his master’s degree from Manhattan School of Music, Matt balances his touring career with teaching. He is an adjunct professor at Saint Anselm College and Bunker Hill Community College, and gives masterclasses and workshops domestically and internationally (in English and Spanish) as well as private piano lessons.
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