Blog – June 2017

I still feel both elated and tired from my two international trips this May/June… one to France and Spain, and the other to Alberta, Canada.  This summer I’ll be focusing more on local New England gigs, including a return to

Matt Savage Groove Experiment – “Escalator Music”

Hello friends. This is my (almost) new funk band… the Matt Savage Groove Experiment! We do lots of covers, but we also do new tunes of mine that are separate from my solo and trio compositions. This is a new

Matt Savage: Piano Voyages to be Released on October 14th, 2016

MATT SAVAGE: PIANO VOYAGES TO BE RELEASED ON OCTOBER 14th, 2016 Matt Savage: Piano Voyages is Matt’s 12th album, released on October 14, 2016. Matt’s newest recording project, produced by Grammy-nominee Jonathan Wyner, is a solo piano album featuring eleven

Yukon 2016

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On June 8, 2016, I played in Canada’s Yukon for the first time. And it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that this trip changed my life. The Yukon is a truly untouched forest territory- with an exciting little city

Blog- November 2015

Hello again, and happy fall. I have a busy season coming up, including a major performance in New York City on November 14 at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3 (located on the Lower East Side). The show was originally scheduled

Blog- September 2015

I’m so excited to have started the fall music season already. There are all sorts of new teaching and performance opportunities already, including a few club dates in Boston and New York (first stop: Cambridge, MA’s Lilypad on Monday, September

Matt Savage with Bobby Watson- “Big Apple Blues”

Here’s a song from my “Welcome Home” CD Release concert in New York at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The concert was with a special quartet featuring the legendary Bobby Watson on alto sax, who also plays

Matt Savage with Bobby Watson- “The City Is Alive/Finale”

These two tunes are also from my “Welcome Home” CD Release concert  at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York… They are “The City Is Alive” and “Finale,” the last two movements of my “Big Apple Suite.”

Matt Savage’s Master’s Recital- “Bolero” by Maurice Ravel

Here’s another video from my Master’s degree recital at Manhattan School of Music… it’s a jazz rendition of a 20th-century classical music masterpiece, Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero.” This was recorded on April 10, 2015 in Manhattan School of Music’s Miller Recital

Blog- May 2015

Blog- May 2015 It’s been such a long journey, but I am now done with my studies at Manhattan School of Music.  I am officially a Master of Music in Jazz Piano as of this May.  It’s an honor to