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Matt MacDougall is a Canadian guitarist, composer and educator based out of Nashville, TN. His versatility has allowed him to specialize in jazz and fusion, while actively pursuing genres such as country, rock, and Brazilian music.

His prolific abilities have led him to many great performance opportunities, such as playing on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage, the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, and the Ottawa Jazz Festival. Matt has played freelance gigs ranging from jazz to country/Americana, rock, fusion, Brazilian, and more. He has received many awards in recognition of his talents, including the Fred Sherratt Award for Excellence in Music and the Recording Arts and the Galaxy Rising Star Award.

In September of 2012, Matt released his debut album Familiar Faces which was nominated for Canada's East Coast Music Awards' Jazz Recording of the Year. His sophomore album Boy goes to City is to be released in the Spring of 2015, and will feature Nashville jazz veterans Jeff Coffin, saxophonist of the Dave Mathews Band and Roy Vogt, bassist and Belmont University professor.

Matt holds a Masters degree in Music (Jazz Studies) from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. He has extensive teaching experience on private guitar, piano, bass, songwriting lessons and rock band, as well as university level ensemble direction and jazz improvisation.

Matt is available for live gigs, session work, lessons, clinics, compositions/arrangements, transcriptions, and much more

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Album Boy Goes to City by Matt MacDougall

Boy Goes to City

Self Produced
2015

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Album Familiar Faces by Matt MacDougall

Familiar Faces

Armored Records
2012

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Boy Goes to City

Boy Goes to City

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