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  Artist : Matthew Ford : Jazz
Matt Ford is widely regarded as one of the finest vocalists of his generation performing classic big band repertoire and music from Hollywood film and Broadway musicals.

Matt has broadcast for BBC TV, for BBC Radio 2 and 3, SkyArts television and internationally via the Berlin Philharmoniker’s Digital Concert Hall series. Matt sang with the legendary Syd Lawrence Orchestra and makes regular appearances with The Halle Orchestra, The John Wilson Orchestra, the RTE Concert Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, City of Birmingham Symphony, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic and Philharmonia Orchestras. Matt appears internationally at festivals including Hampton Court, Cheltenham, Harrogate, Aldeburgh and Grafenegg Festival in Austria. Matt has worked with many conductors including John Wilson, Neil Thompson, David Brophy, Robert Ziegler, Richard Balcombe, Gavin Sutherland, David Firman, Stephen Bell and Larry Blank.

For EMI Classics, Matt recorded ‘That’s Entertainment’ and made his BBC Proms debut in 'Hooray For Hollywood'. Matt has since returned to the BBC Proms in ‘Hollywood Rhapsody’ and in 2013 Matt made his US Debut in Los Angeles with the John Wilson Orchestra alongside Seth MacFarlane.

In 2015 Matt appeared on Sky Arts TV special ‘Cole Porter in Hollywood’ and on the acclaimed BBC Four Documentary 'The Sound of Song'. In February 2016 Matt made his French debut with a live broadcast for Radio France with his own show from the ‘Auditorium de la Maison de la radio’. In September 2016 Matt made his German debut performing with the John Wilson Orchestra at the Berlin Philharmonie as part of the Musikfest Berlin. The concert was broadcast internationally on the Berlin Philharmoniker’s digital concert hall series. Matt features on the John Wilson Orchestra’s recording ‘Gershwin in Hollywood’, recorded live at the Royal Albert Hall for Warner Classics, and has released his own Big Band album Live & Swingin'. Matt has recorded for Friday Night Is Music Night for BBC Radio 2 (Celebration of Gershwin), and recently performed an evening of musical theatre classics with the Halle Orchestra (From Broadway with Love).

In 2018 Matt will make his debuts with the Orchestra National de Lyon, the RTE Symphony Orchestra in Dublin and will embark on a nationwide tour celebrating the songs of Frank Sinatra.

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