MATT KEEGAN, SAXOPHONE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Saxophonist Matt Keegan regularly performs throughout Australia and around the world. In 2011 he won the prestigious Freedman Jazz Fellowship. As a project leader of 20 years experience, Keegan has produced and released 7 albums that feature his prolific work as a composer, arranger and soloist.
As a sideman Keegan is currently a member of bands including; The Phil Slater Quintet; the Steve Hunter Band; Garfish; Sarah Belkner; The Stu Hunter Band; and Elysian Fields. In composer mode he has been commissioned to write works for the Australian High Commission in Thailand; The Zephyr String Quartet; and Elysian Fields. He has also arranged the music for the horn section in projects led by artists including; Passenger; Jimmy Barnes, Emma Pask; Pat Powell; Ray Beadle; and The Voice.