DAVID MATTHEWS

RnB / Fusion / Big Band / Hard Bop / Vocal Jazz / Third Stream / Post-Fusion Contemporary / Post Bop / Pop/Art Song/Folk / Funk Jazz / Bossa Nova • United States
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Keyboardist David Matthews has been, among other things, a steady source of funk, whether drinking it in from the sweat of the rhythmically innovative soul godfather James Brown or attempting to pour it over the head of the somewhat wimpier Paul Simon. Trends for better or worse that Matthews has been associated with since the '70s also include the CTI sound, an exhaustive list of television soundtracks and commercial advertisements, and a series of critically praised releases by the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra. He should not be confused with the Dave Matthews of jam band fame, nor the earlier arranger and reed player from the big-band heyday, although both of them appear to have worked for Frank Sinatra at one time.

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor's degree in composition, Matthews began his performing career as the leader of a dance band in the late '60s. This group
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DAVID MATTHEWS David Matthews With Whirlwind ‎: Shoogie Wanna Boogie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Matthews With Whirlwind ‎: Shoogie Wanna Boogie
RnB 1976
DAVID MATTHEWS Dune album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dune
RnB 1977
DAVID MATTHEWS Dave Matthews' Big Band ‎: Night Flight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dave Matthews' Big Band ‎: Night Flight
Big Band 1977
DAVID MATTHEWS Digital Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Digital Love
RnB 1979
DAVID MATTHEWS Delta Lady album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Delta Lady
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1980
DAVID MATTHEWS Super Funky Sax album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Super Funky Sax
Funk Jazz 1980
DAVID MATTHEWS David Matthews And The Electric Birds : Cosmic City album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Matthews And The Electric Birds : Cosmic City
RnB 1980
DAVID MATTHEWS Grand Cross album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grand Cross
Fusion 1981
DAVID MATTHEWS New York Liner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New York Liner
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1981
DAVID MATTHEWS N.Y. Connection = N.Y.コネクション(I) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
N.Y. Connection = N.Y.コネクション(I)
RnB 1982
DAVID MATTHEWS David Matthews N.Y. Connection II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Matthews N.Y. Connection II
RnB 1982
DAVID MATTHEWS Grand Connection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grand Connection
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1983
DAVID MATTHEWS David Matthews  & The First Calls : Speed Demon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Matthews & The First Calls : Speed Demon
RnB 1985
DAVID MATTHEWS Billy Boy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Boy
Hard Bop 1986
DAVID MATTHEWS Waltz For Debby (aka Manhattan Sunset) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Waltz For Debby (aka Manhattan Sunset)
Fusion 1987
DAVID MATTHEWS Unknown Standards album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Unknown Standards
Hard Bop 1988
DAVID MATTHEWS And then it happened album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
And then it happened
Vocal Jazz 1989
DAVID MATTHEWS David Matthews Tro featuring John Scofield : Tennessee Waltz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Matthews Tro featuring John Scofield : Tennessee Waltz
Fusion 1989
DAVID MATTHEWS American Pie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
American Pie
Fusion 1990
DAVID MATTHEWS Central Park Kids Play Mozart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Central Park Kids Play Mozart
Third Stream 1991
DAVID MATTHEWS Jazz Ballads With Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Ballads With Strings
Post Bop 1991
DAVID MATTHEWS Hello Goodbye album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hello Goodbye
Big Band 1994
DAVID MATTHEWS The Greatest Love Of All album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Greatest Love Of All
Fusion 1994
DAVID MATTHEWS Sentimental Journey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sentimental Journey
Hard Bop 1994
DAVID MATTHEWS Super Trombone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Super Trombone
Big Band 1995
DAVID MATTHEWS Guitars on Fire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Guitars on Fire
Fusion 1996
DAVID MATTHEWS David Matthews  & The Manhattan Jazz Orchestra : Back To Bach album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Matthews & The Manhattan Jazz Orchestra : Back To Bach
Third Stream 2000
DAVID MATTHEWS Super Trombone ‎– Take Five album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Super Trombone ‎– Take Five
Post Bop 2001
DAVID MATTHEWS Hey Duke! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hey Duke!
Big Band 2002
DAVID MATTHEWS You Are Beautiful Too album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Are Beautiful Too
Hard Bop 2003
DAVID MATTHEWS The Girl From Ipanema album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Girl From Ipanema
Bossa Nova 2005
DAVID MATTHEWS Fantasy Vocal Sessions Vol.1 Standards album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fantasy Vocal Sessions Vol.1 Standards
Vocal Jazz 2018

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DAVID MATTHEWS Big Band Recorded Live At The 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Band Recorded Live At The "Five Spot"
Big Band 1975

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DAVID MATTHEWS Matthew's Market album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Matthew's Market
RnB 1977
DAVID MATTHEWS Ice Fuse One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ice Fuse One
RnB 1985

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