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Welcome!! Matthew is a songwriter, author, technology consultant, speaker, and life enthusiast. Hang out, steal some music, read the blog, etc. 

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We're booking shows - solo and for Arrogant Sage.

Recording: Star-spangled Life


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Where I Belong

My most recent music project is available for free download

  1. One Night
  2. Something Like Love
  3. I'm Here
  4. Love You Bold
  5. Morning Girl
  6. Everyday Lies
  7. Never
  8. Lonely Mile Man
  9. Highway
  10. Where I Belong
  11. Promise of Love
  12. I'm On Fire


Calendar

SPEAKING | MUSIC

  • March 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Career Workshop: Project Management Institute
    College of the Canyons map

    More information to be announced
  • June 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Career Workshop: Project Management Institute
    DeVry University, Building D-100, 15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, USA map

    More information to be announced

From the Blog

Presentation: Cloud-based Team Collaboration Tools & Strategies for PMI Los Angeles

Yesterday I had the privilege of presenting to a group for PMI Los Angeles (Project Management Institute). It was part of a day-long series of workshops. My workshop topic was: Cloud-based Team Collaboration Tools & Strategies I addressed both conceptual ideas surrounding team collaboration – practical ideas like how to craft better, easier to follow […]

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I Wanna Date a Millennial

I had a conversation with a friend a couple weeks ago about my why I hadn’t had a steady girlfriend for several years. I made a comment about only wanting to date millennials because of yoga pants. (funny, eh). It turned into this lyric/poem. Maybe one day I’ll put it to music. I wrote the first […]

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File Under: Networking Like a Borg

“resistance is futile” I consulted for a company in an office building with 4 other businesses. One day, I visited those four other businesses and dropped off my consulting resume. One of the four companies I visited hired me that week, another the next week. Pretty good numbers. Three out of five businesses are clients. […]

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Acoustic Patio with Jeff Kossack and Friends

Acoustic Patio – January Recap I launched a new concert series called Acoustic Patio at Holy Grounds Coffee in El Sereno. Our first show featured Jeff Kossack and a few friends. I’ll explain a little bit about Acoustic Patio and share some photos from the experience. Let’s get another link out of the way first. Acoustic […]

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A Poem for the Dream Doers

I published this poem in 2011 on another blog. I might write a new one before the 1st. But I might not. This is pretty good. Enjoy! A New Year’s Poem For The Dream Doers It is the day after Christmas and all round the world People’s plans for the next year are getting a […]

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Why I write songs and about being an artist

I was listening to Joe Pug’s Podcast, The Working Songwriter Podcast. I’ve gone back to listen to quite a few of them. I discovered a few things: Josh Ritter stammers a lot – or did in that interview. His songwriting is spectacular. James McMurtry is a pretty dry interview. Steve Earle knows a lot of […]

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