Matt Shevitz

Matt Shevitz

 Chicago, Illinois, USA
BandJazzBlues

Biography

Originally from Oregon, Matt Shevitz has been living in Chicago, Illinois for the last several years. Throughout his music career he has performed alongside such internationally renowned musicians as Dick Hyman, Bucky Pizzarelli, Eric Lindell, Johnny Frigo, Marvin Stamm, Bill Watrous, Frank Capp, Randy Sandke, Scott Robinson, Ken Peplowski, Byron Stripling, and Frank Wess among others.

Matt has also performed at such festivals and clubs as the Jazz in the Park Festival (in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), the Waterfront Blues Festival (in Portland, Oregon), the Chicago Blues Festival, Lollapalooza, the House of Blues in Chicago, and as a featured artist for Oregon Festival of American Music (in Eugene, Oregon) and the Modlin Center for the Performing Arts (in Richmond, Virginia).

Discography

Sam Winch- TBA
Ron Hanes- TBA
5.1 Music, Inc.- Funk Horns, Volume 1
Soulio- Soulio
Musical Magic- Just As You Are
B.S. Brassband- Two for the Show
Don Latarski & Rue de Blues- Eden Hall Sessions
Don Latarski- Natural Instincts; Crescent Records
Don Latarski & Rue de Blues- Eugene Blues
Emerald City Jazz Kings- Puttin’ On The Ritz
Emerald City Jazz Kings- The New Yorkers
Emerald City Jazz Kings- Bixology

Set List

The Matt Shevitz Quartet (the most frequently used group) primarily plays originals and songs from the American Songbook and the masters of jazz, blues and soul. Other instrumentations (duo, trio, quintet) will also play selections from these repertoires as appropriate for the ensemble.