Matthew Baamonde, founder of www.baazarmusic.com, is a multi-instrumentalist, graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, and the current composer for over a dozen international television shows, ranking him as one of the elite musical talents, and one of the hardest alumni of this prestigious, one-of-a-kind, institution.
songs have received a great deal of acclaim online. On American Idol's
Underground website he won numerous monthly competitions outright in
the Rock category, including IU's first ever six month long "Rock
Competition", and he had two songs (2nd and 4th overall) in the finals
of their first big "Push Competition" of thousands of submissions
worldwide. Other songs have been Track of the Day and Track of the
Week, among other awards on Garageband.com.
studying commercial music writing and film scoring, Matt is available
to work on any visual or performance based project.
for his music has resulted in feature profiles on Fox News, in the
Washington Post, Guitar World Magazine (twice), and numerous local news
papers. His song "Amplifire" was included on the CD insert in the
August 2006 issue of Guitar World Magazine. He has performed with
numerous bands, and has appeared, as lead guitarist, with the Jessica
Mellott Band on Fernando's Hideaway, a TV show based out of Boston, MA
and has performed and recorded a live jam session with the
world-renowned US Navy Cruisers Band, featuring some of the top musicians in the world.
A correspondent for Modern Guitars Magazine (www.modernguitars.com),
he routinely contributes interviews with renowned guitarists, from
legends like Robby Krieger (of the Doors), Robin Trower, and Steve
Lukather (of Toto) to modern stars like Joe Trohman of Fall Out Boy. He
also contributes a monthly column, called 'Berklee X', which has
chronicled his experiences at the Berklee College of Music over the
past three years. He is also a columnist for Guitar Messenger Magazine (www.guitarmessenger.com), a student run independent music magazine at Berklee, among others.
writes music for any genre, and has an original catalogue of jazz,
blues, pop, ballad, and high energy rock/shred instrumentals and would
be excited to provide music for your project. He has assembled a
diverse team of musicians, singers, composers, engineers, and other
resources that only an institution like Berklee can provide, that will
exceed your musical expectations.
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