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matt morton

Matt Morton is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and engineer/producer from Columbus, Ohio. Starting with the guitar at age 9, he went on to learn the bass, piano, drums, mandolin, cuatro, charango, ukulele, banjo, and the cello. He was a founding member, lead guitarist, and vocalist for The Shantee (rock band), and has recorded several albums, toured nationally, and opened for bands including George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic, Blues Traveler, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, the Neville Brothers, Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers, Widespread Panic, Kim Taylor, O.A.R., and The National.

His feature-length scores include 'Scaring the Fish' (2008) starring Max Casella and Anthony Rapp, John Urbano's Panama documentary 'Beauty of the Fight' (2009), and Todd Douglas Miller's Emmy-winning Sundance documentary 'Dinosaur 13' (2014 - Lionsgate, CNN Films). His short-form and commercial clients include CNN Films (their Apollo 17 short documentary 'The Last Steps'), SapientNitro, Ketchum, JPMorgan Chase, Wendy's, Scotts Miracle-Gro, American Eagle, Hollister Co., JDRF, Mercy Health, and the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. He is also the founder of the music production company Studio 651 Ltd. and its publishing division, Studio 651 Publishing (BMI).

Matt posts studio pics and video on his Instagram page