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MATT BLAND
LEAD AND RYTHM GUITAR





Matt Bland started playing jazz professionally in the 1970s and is currently the guitarist for Jazzmatazz, Hipsteria and The Winmill Project. Matt studied at Berklee College of Music and currently holds a teaching certificate in Jazz Studies. Matt also teaches at The San Jose School of Music in San Jose, CA. He also has been giving private guitar lessons in all styles of music ranging from Jazz to Rock for over fifteen years.

Matt is the original guitarist for Jazzmatazz. He has been with Jazzmatazz since 2010. Matt is excited and is a true professional. He has expertise in all styles of easy listening and jazz guitar. He looks forward to seeing you at the shows.

EQUIPMENT:
IBANEZ MODEL GB, 1960 FENDER STRATOCASTER, FENDER TWIN REVERB AMPLIFIER

OCCUPATION:
PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN, GUITAR INSTRUCTOR

MAJOR INFLUENCES:
WES MONTGOMERY, JOHN SCOLFIELD, DICK DALE