Matt Dusk Biography
Matt Dusk (Matthew Aaron Dusk) was born on November 19th 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was accepted into the famed St. Michael’s Choir School in Toronto at the age of seven, remaining there for the next 11 years. In the early years, Dusk’s primary focus was on opera and classical music. His musical direction evolved when, as a 17-year old, he was exposed to the music of singers such as Sarah Vaughan and Tony Bennett.
He began his studies in the field of economics at York’s University in Toronto. A year into the program he transitioned to a Bachelor of Fine Arts program to allow for the full-time pursuit of jazz and pop music studies, ultimately graduating with an Honors Degree in music in 1.
Dusk had reeds vier CD’s opgenomen in eigen beheer voordat hij een platencontract kreeg bij Decca in 2003 en zijn carrière nam écht een vlucht in 2004 toen hij werd gevraagd om te spelen als in-house entertainer in het Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas gedurende de opnames van de reality show “The Casino” ( Fox TV). Zijn succesvolle debuut album “Two Shots” werd uitgebracht in 2004, gevolgd door zijn “Peace On Earth”” kerst EP opgenomen in het najaar van 2005. Hij nam zijn “Back In Town” (Capitol Records) album op met een 58-koppig orkest in Los Angeles in het begin van 2006 hetgeen later dat jaar werd uitgebracht. In 2009 bracht hij een album uit getiteld “Good News”.
He recorded his “Back In Town”(Capitol Records) album with a 58-piece orchestra in Los Angeles in early 2006 and released it later that year. In 2009, he released an album entitled “Good News”.<p></p> Matt released “My Funny Valentine: The Chet Baker Songbook” in 2013. The album was nominated for a JUNO award in 2014.
Matt is one of Canada’s most beloved male vocalists, forging a career in music that has resulted in twelve critically-acclaimed studio albums and sales of over one million albums Worldwide and 15 #XNUMX singles along with five certified GOLD and three PLATINUM albums.
Notable award nominations include four JUNO awards, one ADISQ and one Róże Gali: Muzyka.
Matt is very successful in Poland – and his aim for XNUMX is to conquer the rest of Europe once and for all. Red Bullet Productions have just released his new single “LET’S HOP ON A PLANE” in Europe, which he has co-written with Jenson Vaughan.
It’s the first release of his forthcoming album “JETSETJAZZ” which will soon be available in the Netherlands. Keep an eye out on Red Bullet’s website & FB page!
QUOTES: “Crooners like Toronto’s Matt Dusk has taken what he has learned from the greats and molded it for a modern audience.” -LA Times -LA Times
strong> ““Blending distinctly Sinatra-esque swagger, Dusk is waist deep in grandiose arrangements that are dripping with Sin City excess and turns the clock back some four decades with excellence.” -Jazz Times -Jazz Times
“Matt Dusk impressively brings Las Vegas back to the glory days as the standards-singer sounds remarkably like Rat Packer Frank Sinatra.” –Billboard -Billboard