Matt's critically acclaimed, forward-thinking Electrik group pairs his classic Jazz roots with cutting-edge electronic production and Dj's, featuring spoken word, rapping and live trumpet looping. Here, modern textures and organic melodies combine for a unique and utterly thrilling effect.
PRESS FOR ELECTRIK:
"Taking Jazz Into The Future”
“…radio-ready...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..." --Top-40.com
"...otherworldly...if jazz is meant to move boundaries and offer newness…Matt Von Roderick fits the bill..."
--Soul and Jazz and Funk, UK
"...visionary..." --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