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Matthew Goodheart

piano
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, composer, improviser, and sound artist Matthew Goodheart has gained an international reputation for his expansive approach. Following an early career as a free-jazz pianist, he has developed a wide body of work that explores the relationships between performer, instrument, and listener. His diverse musical creations range from large-scale microtonal compositions to open improvisations to immersive sound installations – all unified by the analytic techniques and performative methodologies he has developed to bring forth the unique and subtle acoustic properties of individual musical instruments. Goodheart’s approach results in a “generative foundation” for exploring issues of perception, technology, cultural ritual, and the psycho-physical impact of acoustic phenomena.
CDs on which Matthew Goodheart appears:
ArtistTitleLabelNumber
Matthew Goodheart Sonoluminescence
Artist: Matthew Goodheart
Title: Sonoluminescence
Label: 9 Winds Records NWCD0186
Label page on this site: 9 Winds Records
9 Winds Records NWCD0186
Matthew Goodheart Songs from the Time of Great Questioning
Artist: Matthew Goodheart
Title: Songs from the Time of Great Questioning
Label: Meniscus Records MNSCS 001
Label page on this site: Meniscus Records
Meniscus Records MNSCS 001
Goodheart Allen Powell Trio I Can Climb a Tree, I Can Tie a Knot, I Can Have a Conversation
Artist: Goodheart Allen Powell Trio
Title: I Can Climb a Tree, I Can Tie a Knot, I Can Have a Conversation
Label: Road Cone 032
Label page on this site: Road Cone
Road Cone 032
Interviews/Articles:
Matthew Goodheart (11/20/2003)
Surreal days in Istanbul