is renowned for his virtuosity and versatility on guitar and always suprises audiences with his original arrangements and modern interpretation with a magical repertoire which spans many eras, cultures and genres that includes Mexican
, Spanish Flamenco
& Gypsy Jazz
Matthew loves to perform for audiences and is entertaining and engaging and encourages audience participation in hilarious situations. This includes Matthew's own "guitar challenge" where he performs a medley up to 10 or more audience guitar requests spontaneously in his show. Stories from his life of travel and entertaining are a special feature of his show.
Matthew has toured with an extraordinary array of the world's greats, including: The Original Buena Vista Social Club
; Natalie Cole
; Shirley Bassey
; Michael Crawford
and Billy Connolly
and also performed as a Mariachi guitarist live on Winners and Losers Season 2 Episode 1
Song highlights include :-
Mexican Hat Dance
Mariachi Folk Tune
Rhumba a la Gypsy Kings Bombaleo
Carlos Santana ( Mexican American )
Oye Come Va
Black Magic Woman
Matthew can arrange his repertoire to suit your occasion with a particular style or combination of styles mentioned above so please let us know your needs. Specific songs can be performed by request and Matthew will need the music and notice for this 2 weeks prior to the performance.
"The best artist who has ever toured with me"
Billy Connolly, Australia Tour.
"Hola Maestro, The "Tocata" was a masterpiece: a fusion that leans towards J.S. Bach in one direction ....& Paco Pena in the other!"
David "el Rasquito de Cord.
"Matthew has a Latin Soul and we love his playing so much that we want to take him back home to Cuba"
Ibrahim Ferrer - The Original Buena Vista Social Club.
"Matthew performs with charisma and a gentle humour that people love. He is affectionate with the audience and wins them over with his unaffected charm. He's a natural".
Zelda Cawthorne - Journalist.