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: 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’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

Matt Savage’s Master’s Recital- “Ask Me Now” by Thelonious Monk

Here’s a solo piano version of a jazz standard by one of my all-time favorite jazz pianists. This is “Ask Me Now” by Thelonious Monk. This was recorded on April 10, 2015 during my Master’s degree recital at Manhattan School

Blog- November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the holiday season. It’s been a long time since the last blog, but that’s because lots of cool things have happened recently. This Sunday afternoon, I’ll be performing in Baltimore at

Blog- March 2014

Blog- March 2014 It’s been an exciting second semester for me as a graduate student (Manhattan School of Music) and teacher (the McCarton School).   This month I’ve also spent time in New England with family and friends during spring break.