CD Title: A Christian Ebner Christmas
Artist: Christian Ebner
Credit: Matt McGuire - Producer / Arranger / Orchestrator / Performer
CD Title: From There To Here
Artist: Kyle Eastwood
Credit: Matt McGuire - Piano and writer of 5 of the 10 cuts.
DVD Title: After Hours
Artist: Kyle Eastwood
Credit: Matt McGuire performed at Carnegie Hall with the Kyle Eastwood quartet in a tribute to Clint Eastwood for his devotion and support of the American art form - Jazz.
CD Title: Only When
Track Title: Take Me or Leave Me Alone
Artist: Ashley Jay
Credit: Writers - N.Brown / S. Howell / M. McGuire
Notes: In 2001, Matt's diversity as a songwriter was showcased with cuts in both Country, with artist Ashley Jay, and Jazz, with artist Martin Taylor.
CD Title: Nitelife
Track Title: Chaff And Grain
Artist: Martin Taylor
Credit: Writer - Matt McGuire
Artist: Engelbert Humperdinck
Credit: Matt McGuire toured around the world with legendary singer Engelbert Humperdinck as his pianist / arranger and music director for over 5 years.
CD Title: Pop Masters
Artist: Al Martino
Credit: Matt McGuire co-produced and arranged this Al Martino release along with composer/arranger, Jeff Sturges.
Music libraries are now expected to deliver quality that rivals the compositions found in today's biggest films. Matt brings his experience in writing for film to writing for high-end music libraries such as the cutting edge offerings found in Summerfield Music's Trailer Trash and Amot Plesner's Underground Music. Additionally, Matt has written for several volumes of the Fifth Floor Production Music Library in addition to partnering with Bobby Summerfield, of Summerfield Music, Inc., and establishing go:music which to date has three volumes released under the 5 Alarm Music library.
CD Title: Big Builds & Ends
CD Title: Drums Of The Apocalypse
CD Title: Modern Epic Trailers
CD Title: Epic World Drama
CD Title: Café Jazz Vol. 1
CD Title: Café Jazz Vol. 2
CD Title: Action Impact Trailers Vol. 1
CD Title: ABC's 5th Floor
The long-anticipated new film Battlecreek, directed by Alison Eastwood and written by Anthea Anka, makes it's world debut at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on 2/6/16. The score was written by Matt McGuire and Kyle Eastwood and recorded at MusicWerks Productions.
As music libraries continue to up the ante with some of the highest quality compositions available, 2015 found Matt busy contributing exciting new material to cutting-edge boutique libraries Trailer Trash and Underground Music.
The critically-acclaimed award-winning documentary Homme Less, scored by Matt McGuire and Kyle Eastwood, is now available on itunes.
A brand new season and a brand new theme song, written by Matt McGuire, starts Sept., 9th, 2015.
Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series is the category for which Matt McGuire has received an Emmy nomination for music composed for the iconic long-running dramatic series General Hospital.
Directed By: Clint Eastwood
Matt McGuire composed the underscore (additional music) along with co-composer Kyle Eastwood for this film, as well as arranged the brass for the film's opening and finale.
The orchestral and brass sessions for Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys took place at the legendary Eastwood Scoring Stage.
Matt will be speaking on a panel focusing on various aspects of Film and Television music at the Indie Entertainment Summit
- this summer in Los Angeles.
The Indie Entertainment Summit, brain child of 40-year industry veteran Jay Warsinske, is an annual event in the heart of the entertainment capital, with 5 big days of Industry Seminars, Showcases, Workshops & Concerts featuring top execs & companies, teaching talent on how to succeed in vital areas of the industry.
Jay Warsinske, Matt McGuire, and Scott Page
Matt was the guest speaker for, 40 year industry veteren, Jay Warsinske's weekly internet show IES:The Road To Hollywood with the discussion focusing on various aspects of Film and Television music. The show is leading up to the explosive annual event -
Indie Entertainment Summit in August 7-11 later this year.
Below is a sample of hit shows where Matt's music was used in 2012. The diverse collection showcases his ability to deliver a broad base of material designed to work seemlessly with ever-changing picture requirements.
Matt composed the emotional score, along with Kyle Eastwood, to this critically-acclaimed film by director Susan Morgan-Cooper. The film has won several awards from major international film festivals. Mulberry Child received 3 1/2 stars from Roger Ebert and was narrated by Jacqueline Bisset.
Director Susan Morgan Cooper with Mark Stoeckinger, Sound Editor, and Music Composers Matt McGuire and Kyle Eastwood at the premiere in Beverly Hills, CA.
Matt was chosen to write new arrangements for Charles R. Swindoli's radio ministry, Insight For Living, one of the nations largest. Matt is currently working on this large music package, using the familiar existing theme, and incorporating new elements to enrich the programs sonic palette.
Focal Point radio ministries is home of Senior Pastor Mike Fabarez, Compass Bible Church. located in Aliso Viejo, CA - and can be heard on KKLA 99.5 in LA and Orange County. Matt was commissioned to compose a new music package along with a new theme. Beginning September 6, the new music will be placed into the program.
Matt composed additional music for award winning film composer Wayne Sharpe's score to the new epic Indian film Raajneeti. This marks the second film Matt has worked on for Wayne. The score is epic in size and scope to fit with the film's 6,000 cast.
"Know The Truth" - The new radio show airing 3/15 on KKLA 99.5 FM features the dynamic and straight- shooting teaching of Kindred Community Church Senior Pastor - Teacher, Philip DeCourcy. Matt was commissioned to produce and arrange all of the music for this exciting new program.
"The Frank Pastore Show" - KKLA 99.5 FM - Mark your calendars! Christian will appear for a radio interview with renowned talk show host Frank Pastore at 4:15pm PST. His show is the largest Christian radio talk show in the United States.
"Worship Leader" magazine just gave a great review of "A Christian Ebner Christmas" for their Nov/Dec issue.
Matt just finished producing "A Christian Ebner Christmas", a Christmas CD featuring singing sensation, Christian Ebner. The CD's ten cuts cover a wide range of styles from Pop to Jazz, flavored with lush strings, orchestral percussion, rich background vocals, outstanding musicianship and Ebner's beautifully heart-warming interpretations.
Matt is currently seeking to shop his most recent batch of original Country songs and continues to grow his library of original compositions.
Matt recently finished scoring additional music for the Bollywood feature "Lahore". Matt worked on "Lahore" with award winning composer Wayne Sharpe, and is slated to start another feature film in the beginning of 2010.