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Matt Richards
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  • Lafayette Hill, PA
  • United States
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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician, Music teacher, Guitar-related website
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar, Mandolin
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Seagull MJM
Lowden S27FC
Godin Glissentar (fretless 11-string guitar)
What is your website address?
What type of music do you like to play?
My solo acoustic work is jazz-inspired, played fingerstyle with a high degree of improvisation. I also incorporate Spanish, Brazilian and world elements.
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
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Great guitar workshop!

I am quite appreciative to everyone who came out Thursday evening (46 people!) for my guitar workshop at the East Brunswick Public Library in E. Brunswick NJ. I was quite amazed by the range of attendees - from a nine-year-old with his First Act guitar (which I tuned and fixed a broken string) to seniors and everyone in between.

Given the scope of the of the evening and the constraint on time I did modify my presentation a bit and lightened my emphasis on some details while focusing… Continue

Posted on August 9, 2009 at 7:38am

Article posted on

I just wanted to post the link to an article recently posted on the Jazz Times website:

It's well-written by a local freelance writer and it was just brought to my attention by someone at Jazz Times. It's always nice to see a bit of press coverage from time to time.


Posted on March 20, 2009 at 5:09am

My website has been updated

I wanted to let everyone know that my website has been tweaked and updated. Visit and check it out. I'll be posting articles on playing techniques and particulars about my own music. You can use a credit card via PayPal to purchase CDs from the Recordings page of the site. The latest release Trio is a straight-ahead jazz jazz trio recording (hence the title) with me on electric. Earlier in 2008 I released One In Mind, which… Continue

Posted on February 28, 2009 at 6:04am

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