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Behind The Synth: Matthew Jordan Chat
Learn more about Yamaha artist Matthew Jordan
Behind the synth showcases the people bringing you Yamaha synthesizers. In this episode Blake and Nate chat with Yamaha Synthesizer artist, Matthew Jordan. He’s worked as a keyboardist, background vocalist, producer and music director with Mike Love (The Beach Boys), Sabrina Carpenter, Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray), Terri Nunn (Berlin), Tommy Tutone, Martha Davis (The Motels) and Art Alexakis (Everclear.)
Currently, Matthew is the keyboardist for the indie pop band Rooney and an accomplished singer songwriter. Check out our Behind the Synth chat below, Matthew’s website here
and his YamahaSynth.com artist page.
About the author
Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.