Matt Finley

     Jazz Composer & Performer

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

  New   Next concert:  April 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY

             30th annual Brazilian jazz concert. Free admission & 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)

  "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, Director, DCC Student Activities Office

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