Matt Finley

     Jazz Composer & Performer

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

  New   Next concert:  April 5, 2016 at 7:30 pm, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie NY

             29th annual Brazilian jazz concert. Always free, with free refreshments. See the poster.

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

  "Flugelhorn Master!" - Poughkeepsie Journal

  "Your playing certainly is top notch." - Russ Davis, XM Radio Jazz Channel 72

  "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)

  "You make me proud to make mouthpieces!! It is always a treat for me to
   hear a player sound so good and think that I may have a had a part in it
" -
   Terry Warburton (Warburton Mouthpieces)

  "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" - DCC Student Activities Office

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