JSC Funk Fusion Ensemble – Stronger Than Me

the Johnson State College Funk Fusion Ensemble performing Stronger Than Me by Amy Winehouse on 4/30/14 at Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson VT ..

Directed & Arranged by Greg Matses ..
with: Bryanna Bertrand (voice), Angela Hunt (voice), Rachele Funk (voice), Timothy Melville (lead guitar), Jolton Carruth (guitar), Tomohiro Ushida (keys), Brandon Stevens (drums), Nick Melwood (percussion), Henry Clark (mandolin), Keegan Farara (bass), Ben Steele (bass), Jack Snow (guitar), John Coughlin (guitar)

All-Star Jamboree II (3/13/14)

photos by Nicole Bachand

Vorcza – Halvorson’s 6-5-13

an interesting configuration of Vorcza at the 2013 Discover Jazz Festival in Burlington VT .. recorded at Halvorson’s Upstreet Cafe on 6/5/13 ..

Ray Paczkowski – keys
Robinson Morse – bass
Greg Matses – guitar
Conor Elms – drums

All-Star JAMboree (3/28/13)


Bum  (© 1995-2003 Greg Matses):  I originally wrote Bum in 1995 and first performed it with my band Hap. Since then, I’ve performed it with the Channel 2 Dub Band, Tammy Fletcher & the Disciples and the Shed Band. This take was recorded in my home studio in 2003. It features: Greg Matses (guitars, voices), Gabe Jarrett (drums), Chris “Bula” Henry (bass), Dave Grippo (saxophone), Jen Hartswick (trumpet, laughs) and Andrew Moroz (trombone) .. Bum received Honorable Mention in the 2004 Billboard Magazine World Song Contest and was an Honor Award Winner in the 2003 Great American Song Contest ..

purchased downloads contain the full song in high resolution (320 kbps)

Johnson State College: Guitar & Funk-Fusion Ensembles