- Joe Matzzie is a composer, songwriter, music producer and multi-instrumentalist. His compositions and songs have appeared in movies, television, radio, web videos, theater and interactive games.
Music for Film & TV
Joe will be making a solo acoustic appearance at the Canter’s Kibitz Open Mic, Sunday night at 9:00pm. Free Admission. Sunday March 3, 2013 9:00pm Canter’s Fairfax Delicatessen and Restaurant 419 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, California 90036 (323) 651-2030 Located on Fairfax Ave. between Beverly Blvd. and Melrose Ave.
Joe Matzzie has recently partnered with Kid Simple LLC to provide music for use on reality shows within the Viacom network, including MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, BET, Spike & CMT. Here is a sneak preview of one of the tracks. Stay tuned for more details soon.
There’s a fun new widget I’ve been playing with called Noteflight. It allows you to view a score and hear a general MIDI performance of it in your browser. This is a piece I composed for the final scene of the film Always Faithful. The movie version had full orchestra but here you can see [...]
Photos from the 168 Film Festival at the Alex Theater in Glendale CA. Two of the films that screened contained original music by Joe Matzzie.
Joe Matzzie recently composed original music for 2 short films, Always Faithful by Henry Wong and The Lord’s Anti-Gang Gangs of Columbiaby Don Weisbrod, which will both premier at the 168 Film Festival on March 30, 2012 – The Hope Theater, 214 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando CA 91340
The short film Alter Ego has been accepted at the SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Fest and screened on September 16 & 17, 2011. The film features an electronic score by Joe Matzzie.
The album Christmas at the Renaissance Fair is a huge success. Released in October 2011, the album spent 10 weeks (and counting) as the #1 top selling album in the Renaissance genre at CD Baby and rose to #8 among all holiday albums. Christianity Today magazine gave it 4 stars and called it “The best [...]
The song Let’s Get Down And Dirty is featured in Turbo Pedalata which is an Italian training video on cycling, created by Davide Petucco. Joe composed and produced the song and it originally appeared on the album It’s All True. To read David’s blog on power-cycling (all in Italian), click here. http://www.ciclismopassione.com
Joe’s guitar playing has been making an ongoing appearance on the score of the hit web series Squatters, Score composed by Morgan Pearse. Watch it here