With a career that now spans over 20 years, Matthew has firmly established himself as a musician, instructor and music producer. He has been listed as a sideman for a number of groups throughout Florida and has performed for Walt Disney World and the Universal Theme Parks. His music can be heard live all over Central Florida and later this year, he will enter the recording studio with his Jazz Collective "The Forefront" and release a debut album with that group. Matthew has had the great fortune to share the stage with many incredible musicians including John Fedchock, Eric Alexander, Jamey Aebersold, Valerie Gillespie, Alain Bradette, Chris Rottmayer and Airmen of Note founding member Charlie Almeida. While studying in college, Matthew had the opportunity to travel with the jazz ensemble to Europe and perform at the prestigious Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy and Jazz à Juan in Juan-les-Pins, France. He is heavily sought after as a soloist, clinician and also works as a music engineer having mixed and released albums by artists of varying genres. Matthew received his Music degree at the University of South Florida.