06.23.15Incredibly overdue update
Thank you for visiting my website to find out more about my music and upcoming performances. I just returned from a weeklong fellowship at the Ravinia Stean's Institute where I was able to work closely with Rufus Reid, Billy Childs, and Nathan Davis. It was an incredible experience forcused on composition and performance. Please check my
"listen" section for new tunes and look at "itinerary" for upcoming events.
01.17.13Long Overdue Update
I have been remiss in updating my site but here are a few updates.
Omar Thomas' "I Am" is out and available on iTunes, Amazon and his site at http://www.omarthomasmusic.com/
I have been friends with Omar since we were roommates at JMU and am very proud to be part of this recording. Beautiful compositions.
I also have updated the itinerary section with some new gigs and would like to announce that I am int he process of applying for a doctoral degree in jazz studies! Please stay tunes for more information.
01.25.12Matt Smiley's Quartet Art CD Release!
The record "Quartet Art" with Matt Smiley was picked up by Dazzle Jazz Club's label in Denver and we are doing a physical CD release show there on February 22nd. If you live in the area please come out and support. The record is now readily available via iTunes and Amazon. Thank You!
12.02.11Just Recorded a new version of "Sunny" for Toots and the Maytals. Out soon!
03.04.11New Record with Matt Smiley available for pre-order!!!
Check out the samples and pre-order a copy of this new and wonderful music composed by Matt Smiley or by the group spontaneously!