New Fat Mink Album!

New Fat Mink Album!

Honed by five years deeply immersed in the tenor/organ scene in Harlem, the outstanding guitarist/composer Matthew Finck formed his remarkable jazz/funk ensemble Fat Mink in 2005. Gigging with the group, heavy educational commitments, being a much sought after sideman in ensembles of many genres, and co-leading the Matthew Finck/Jonathan Ball...

New instructional DVD arriving soon!

Please look for my new DVD, Adding Color to Your Blues, A systematic Approach to Adding Chromatic Tones to the Blues. We wrapped shooting in Early April 2013 and it should be ready for release in May 2013. It will be available through http://coolschoolvideo....

Two new recordings coming soon!

In the process of finishing two recording that I started this summer! Lot’s of new music and some stellar musicians including Randy Becker, Jay Anderson, Dave Livolsi, Adam Nussbaum, Mike Nappi, and Jon Ball! I hope to have both recordings out by the start of Winter but one never knows!...

Review of Concert with Randy Brecker

Randy Brecker Quintet featuring Ada Rovatti
by Jeff Nania on March 8, 2012 · 0 comments
THE VAN DYCK, MARCH 3


Trumpeter Randy Brecker and saxophonist Ada Rovatti came through town Saturday night to play a mix of originals and standards with some of the local heavyweights. Drummer Dave Calarco,...

Kickstarter Launch

Hello Everyone!
I wanted to let you know that I am launching a Kickstarter campaign for a recording I’m doing in 3 weeks! The recording will be entitled The Matthew Finck Group, Introducing Fat Mink! We are unleashing Fat Mink upon the greater world and I need some extra help...

3 Generations of Jazz Guitar!

LVanHart Artist Productions is proud to announce the kick-off to the Summer Series of Jazz @ Stella May Gallery Theatre on Saturday, June 18, 2011, the series will highlight the wealth of talent that can be found here in the Hudson Valley. The first concert, "Three Generations of Jazz Guitar,"...