"A top-drawer trumpeter who also sings like an angel obscured by a storm cloud..."

-JazzTimes Magazine

"Taking Jazz Into The Future” –Downbeat Magazine

"...a post-millennial Chet Baker...further polishes a trumpet and vocals package." 

-The New York Times 

 

 

 

"...cutting edge...award winning jazz trumpeter with a well vetted resume brings his jazz trumpet to mingle with rap, shoegaze and Martian electronics..." -Midwest Record

“…radio-ready...his entire album pulses with the vibration of positive thinking…like a modern day Macklemore...truly touches on brilliant originality...what Miles Davis might search for if the innovative jazz trumpeter were still alive.” –AXS

"Genuine artists and heroes share a lot in common. They don’t come along every day and when they do manifest, they come equipped with immense vision and foresight, extraordinary courage and the towering confidence to spin the world on its axis in reverse...alternative jazz alchemist Matt Von Roderick emerges to share his larger-than-life tales of burning love, spiritual hunger, raucous rebellion and realizing dreams on Hero’s Journey..." -Top-40.com 

"...this trumpeter has blown my freakin' mind apart...Hero's Journey is a storytelling album of the highest order...unlike anything I've ever heard...musical greatness..." -Exclusive Magazine 

"...a remarkable journey...otherworldly...if jazz is meant to move boundaries and offer newness…Matt Von Roderick fits the bill..." -Soul and Jazz and Funk, UK

 

"...erotic...a jazzy trip..."

-Keys and Chords, Belgium 

 

"...fresh...impressive rapping style...powerful and explosive...a bit of The Beatles flavor mixed in...enough to make you want to move..." –EURweb

 

"Matt Von Roderick Makes Jazz Dangerous Again...innovative...performance stunner..." 

-The Huffington Post

 

"...visionary...Von Roderick guides you to the precipice of pop music before brazenly pushing you over the edge...surrender to the sensual beats and electronic rhythms, and believe that the possibilities of musical alchemy are limitless, you will land safely..." -Jazz Chill


"Jazz needs new warriors...jazz needs Matt Von Roderick...Hero's Journey is nothing less than an act of musical deliverance..." 

-Matt Lohr, Contributing Writer; JazzTimes

 

“Intense and innovative…striking music…”

–New Jersey Star Ledger
 

"Matt Von Roderick is one of the most original musicians from the American music scene." - NSSJ, SPAIN

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