Matthew Von Doran Quick Quotes...
• Von Doran's debut announces the arrival of a singular voice on electric
and acoustic guitars. Everything about this recording works.
- Ejazz News
• 5 Stars! Guitarist Matthew Von Doran combines outstanding
composition, state-of-the-art sound, and a world-class lineup to create one
of the finest jazz albums in recent memory.
- Modern Drummer Magazine
• 4 Stars!!! Von Doran is an artist with vision and an emerging style that
makes him someone to watch. He is clearly his own man; there is no sense of
compromise on a recording that is completely engaging, with plenty of
melodic hooks, solid grooves and fine playing.
-All About Jazz
• Von Doran shines throughout this well played showcase...the majors
screwed up by letting this be an indie release.
- Midwest Record Recap
• Von Doran’s playing is truly inventive and versatile. This album is well
worth a listen for any modern jazz fan.
- Bass Guitar Magazine
• His lyrical guitars make Von Doran's debut sizzle with excitement and
seethe with an alluring charm.
- L.A. Jazz Scene
• It's nice that a new guitarist who's been around can make a great record,
and instill it with his own signature. His playing and compositional skills
really come to the forefront on this one. This record should get his name out.
And deservedly so.
- Vintage Guitar Magazine
Primary Instrument: Guitar
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Willing to teach:
Beginning, intermediate & advanced students in the Los Angeles & Saint Louis
area please call
949-642-3785 for more info or visit
In addition to fundamental jazz subject matter...
- Real world musicianship skills
- Creating a goal oriented practice agenda
- time management techniques
- the whole-music experience: mind, body, & spirit
- improving focus & concentration
- guitar master classes
- finding the essence of improvisational concepts.
- DIY music business & promotion: the new model for the jazz career
- performance concepts: using charts from his critically acclaimed CD, In this
Present Moment, Matthew takes the jazz ensemble through the steps of
discerning new music.
Matthew Von Doran is endorsed by the following companies:
• Godin Guitars
• Mesa Boogie Amplifiers
• Levy’s Leathers
• Line 6 Effects
• Elixir Strings
• Tom Anderson Guitars