Matt Savage

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: May 12, 1992    

Matt Savage’s highly anticipated tenth album, A BIGGER CELEBRATION, is scheduled for release in September 2013. This is Matt’s third album to be produced by Grammy-nominated Jonathan Wyner and engineered by ten-time Grammy-winner Tom Bates. The music celebrates life and youth and embracing experiences with open arms. It captures the joy of being alive through upbeat, multicultural, surprising and diverse compositions. Happiness takes different forms… driving a fast car, dancing at a party, exploring jungles, traveling to distant continents, even lazing on a beach. From the country to the city to concerts around the world, Matt continues his journey as an extraordinarily talented jazz composer, arranger, performer and pianist....
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Selected as a Berklee Performing Artist/Representative to perform/teach at the Costa Rica International Jazz Festival, July 2011, ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award (2005-2010), Finalist for ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award (2011-2013), International Songwriting Competition (ISC) Winner (Second Place) (2008), ISC Finalist (2004-2007, 2009-2012), ASCAPLUS Award (2012, 2013), Signed as a Bösendorfer Piano Artist (2003), Signed a domestic distribution agreement with Palmetto Records (MRI/RED) (2004), Signed an international sub-publishing deal with SONY/ATV (2008), NH State Champion of the National Geographic GeoBee (2004), Chaka Khan Foundation Award (2005), McCarton Foundation Award (2009, 2011-12), Dr. Margaret L. Bauman Award of Excellence (2005), Council of Exceptional Children Award (2008)
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    Welcome Home

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    Quantum Leap

    Palmetto Records
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”… this is Savage's album all the way, as he not only plays with a maturity well beyond his years but wrote and arranged every number…” ALL ABOUT JAZZ.COM

“… Savage proves he’s no novelty act, as can be heard on his CD Welcome Home.” JAZZIZ

“… hints of Aaron Copland and Pat Metheny done in a piano trio setting that shows how hard-swinging a player Savage is.” CADENCE

“… a phenomenally talented pianist and composer who demands to be taken seriously on purely musical terms.” WALL STREET JOURNAL

“A wildly inventive composer, interpreter and pianist no matter what his age… Savage proves his maturity…” JAZZIZ

“He clearly knows what he is doing … not only as a hard bop/post-bop pianist, but also as a composer.” ALL MUSIC GUIDE

“This young man plays with grace, energy and originality...

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