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Dr. Matthew White is an Assistant Professor of Music at Coastal Carolina University. White holds a BM in Jazz Studies from the University of North Florida and an MMA and DMA in Studio Music and Jazz from the University of Miami Frost School of Music. From 2004 through 2012, White was active as an educator and freelance musician in South Florida and Nashville, appearing on a number of recordings as a trumpeter, writer, and producer and backing numerous artists and ensembles. White was the featured soloist with the Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, The Duffy Jackson Big Band, the South Florida Jazz Orchestra, the Gene Krupa Big Band, numerous orchestras, musicals, pop ensembles, and artists as diverse as: Bob Mintzer, Wycliffe Gordon, Kevin Mahogany, Arturo Sandoval, Rihanna, Paul Anka, Bruce Hornsby, Brian Setzer, Brad Paisley, Oscar DeLeon, Melinda Dolittle, and others in addition to leading his own ensemble, the Super Villain Jazz Band

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News: Recording

Trumpeter/Composer Matt White & The Super Villain Jazz Band - "Worlds Wide" New Release - June 30

Trumpeter/Composer Matt White & The Super Villain Jazz Band - "Worlds Wide" New Release - June 30

—Downbeat Magazine (for The Super Villain Jazz Band) Trumpeter/Composer Matt White The Super Villain Jazz Band Worlds Wide New Release: June 30 Worlds Wide is the follow-up to trumpeter/composer Matt White's debut album, The Super Villain Jazz Band. In Worlds Wide, Matt reconvenes his jny: Nashville-based group to perform music ...

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Article: Album Review

Nashville Jazz Orchestra: It Ain't Necesssarily So

Read "It Ain't Necesssarily So" reviewed by Jack Bowers


This splendid debut recording by the Nashville Jazz Orchestra is subtitled “New Twists on Gershwin Classics." No argument there, starting with the picturesque “Cuban Overture" from 1932 and encompassing a trio of songs from the folk opera Porgy and Bess, which premiered three years later. Also on the bill of fare are the standards “But Not ...

Album

The Super Villain Jazz Band

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2013
Track listing: The Yankee Poured Out the Bacon Grease; Super Villain Jazz Band; The Muse; Like Woody; Thelma's Revenge; Alice; The Hadron Collider; Frankliolisms (Pravo Horo); Toxic.

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Article: Album Review

Matt White: The Super Villain Jazz Band

Read "The Super Villain Jazz Band" reviewed by Jeffrey Uhrich


In the midst of its long tradition as home of country music, Nashville is also home to a burgeoning and very vibrant jazz scene. Matt White and the musicians that comprise White's debut, The Super Villain Jazz Band, are proof that Nashville is generating world-class jazz musicians that can contend with any challengers from the east ...

News: Recording

"The Super Villain Jazz Band": CD Debut By Trumpeter/Composer Matt White

"The Super Villain Jazz Band": CD Debut By Trumpeter/Composer Matt White

The brilliant young trumpeter, composer, and educator Matt White steps out with a lively and compelling debut titled The Super Villain Jazz Band, to be released October 1 by Artists Recording Collective. A quintet/sextet effort recorded in Nashville, the album is a post-bop update that goes beyond the usual formulas with its restless sense of invention ...

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Article: Live From New York

Creature Combos In NYC: Los Lobos, The Detroit Cobras, Bonobo, Gato Loco & Fight The Big Bull

Read "Creature Combos In NYC: Los Lobos, The Detroit Cobras, Bonobo, Gato Loco & Fight The Big Bull" reviewed by Martin Longley


Los Lobos City Winery December 31, 2010 For no immediately apparent reason, New York City has recently been invaded by acts that peck or gobble their names straight out of a bestiary. Los Lobos played two shows on New Year's Eve, with this first set neatly sidestepping ...

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News: Radio

The Jazz Session #180: Matt White of Fight the Big Bull

The Jazz Session #180: Matt White of Fight the Big Bull

Guitarist Matt White and his band Fight The Big Bull are part of the creative music scene in Richmond, Virginia. Their new album All Is Gladness In The Kingdom (Clean Feed, 2010) features the playing and arrangements of Steven Bernstein, perhaps best known for his band Sex Mob. In this interview, White talks about the surprisingly ...

Article: My Playlist

Matt White

Read "Matt White" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


01. Randy Newman - Sail Away (Reprise - 1972). Poeta, compositore e orchestratore di immenso talento, Randy Newman crea mondi come nessun altro... Una fonte continua di ispirazione. 02. Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (Capitol - 1963). Un ragazzo bianco della provincia creatore di una voce personale, vibrante, istruttiva, intelligente che ha oltrepassato il ...

Album

Dying Will Be Easy

Label: Clean Feed Records
Released: 2009
Track listing: 01. Dying Will Be Easy; 02. November 25th; 03. Grizzly Bear; 04. In Jarama Valley. Composizioni e arrangiamenti ad opera di Matt White.


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