Matthew Fagan - Australian based - world music - guitarist - performer - composer
   
Matthew Fagan
 
PERFORMER & BOOKINGS
 

MATTHEW FAGAN MUSIC is an agency of performing musicians with over 20 years professional experience. Performances have been from social occasions to formal concerts including:

  • Jazz Venues, Corporate Functions, Crown Casino
  • Live venues general Melbourne, venues in outer Melbourne locations
  • The Victorian Arts Centre
  • The National Gallery of Victoria
  • The Melbourne Concert Hall
  • Melbourne Tennis Centre
  • Television appearances on Channel 10 and Channel 7 networks

MATTHEW FAGAN MUSIC can provide several music group formats:

  • Jazz vocal Met Atma with guitar and jazz group
  • Rock groups with female and/or male vocals
  • Solo guitar, instrumental (classical, jazz, contemporary) and vocal
  • Duo guitars, as above, and also with vocal
  • Guitar with all instruments (flute, violin, oboe, piano, percussion)

MATTHEW FAGAN MUSIC performs a wide rangeof music styles, from classical and jazz to contemporary popular, suitable for informal to formal settings. All musicians of Matthew Fagan Music are formally trained and have extensive professional and recording experience.

Contact Matthew mjb2fagan@gmail.com 0423 972 927 for bookings.

Corporate
Entertainer

SOLO

Matthew performs Spanish Classical and Flamenco music and contemporary acoustic guitar styles from Eric Clapton to Jazz and other popular styles. Matthew performs on a wide range of instruments, hand made 10 string Spanish guitar, Churchill steel string guitar, national tricone resonator blues/slide guitar.

Contact Matthew mjb2fagan@gmail.com 0423 972 927 for bookings.

DUO

Duos include: jazz, contemporary female vocalists, virtuoso classical and gypsy jazz guitar/violin duo, exciting latin & middle-eastern guitar percussion duo and more.

Contact Matthew mjb2fagan@gmail.com 0423 972 927 for bookings.

THE BAND (3 Piece plus)

The Matthew Fagan Group has performed at major Australian festivals and venues, including the Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Concert Hall. The group has also featured on national television and radio. The styles are wide and eclectic, including Latin and Spanish music, Celtic and European Gypsy Jazz, the music of "Riverdance" is a special feature. The exciting music from the 1960's to modern contemporary music, featuring great vocalists.

A list of repertoire/song list is available upon request.

Right: "Gypsy Fire" playing jazz, celtic and spanish music.

Contact Matthew mjb2fagan@gmail.com 0423 972 927 for bookings.

House Concerts

 

A unique and intimate concert experience.

Matthew is available for house concerts, a popular performance experience in your home with friends and family and a special opportunity to meet the artist.

Contact Matthew mjb2fagan@gmail.com 0423 972 927 for bookings.

About Matthew Fagan

Matthew Fagan is a gifted, fiery guitarist with a wealth of experience in performance, recording and composition. Matthew is a talented musician, performing with unique handmade instruments, including a ten string classical guitar. Matthew's first love is Spanish Classical and Flamenco, yet he also has a great love for Celtic and European Folk music, Latin American music and he has performed with many Irish and "Gypsy Jazz" ensembles at various festivals nationally.

In recent years, Matthew has amazed corporate clients as diverse as Domain Chandon, The Australian Grand Prix Corporation, National Gallery of Australia (Federation Square) and Crown Casino. He has also performed at most major Australian concert houses, festivals and art galleries. Since September 2000, Matthew has toured extensively across Europe, South America, Alaska, Canada, China, Japan and South East Asia as a guest artist with Princess Cruises.

In addition to this, Matthew has toured as a special guest with international artists, such as Shirley Bassey, Michael Crawford, The Buena Vista Social Club, and in 1999, he had great success touring with Billy Connolly. The tour was so successful that Billy made a gift of his own banjo to him as a token of his gratitude and was quoted as saying "Matthew is the best guest artist that I have toured with."

Matthew also has an active busy career as a composer for film and orchestra. Most notably, his composition, Voyages, commissioned by Arts Victoria and the Australia Arts Council, as part of the Shepparton Festival featuring full symphony orchestra, world musicians and Aboriginal didgeridoo, will tour throughout Australia.

Matthew has had great experience with musicians from around the world and has worked with masters, such as John Williams, Paco Pena, Leo Kotkke, Martin Taylor, Tommy Emmanuel, Slava Grigoryan and Bob Brozman amongst others.

Contact Matthew mjb2fagan@gmail.com 0423 972 927 for bookings.

 
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