Hailing from Houston Texas with roots in Lake Charles Louisiana, Matthew Hartnett brings to you a genuine heartfelt musical perspective with genre defying compositions and southern rooted influences.
With his one of a kind style, Matthew has graced stages all over the world performing with various artist including Lauryn Hill, Kirk Franklin, Talib Kweli, Bilal, Panic! at the Disco, Dave Chappelle and many more.
You can regularly find him leading ‘#TeamHornSection’ or 'The Gumbo All-Stars' in various popular venues. Matthew stepped out of the background of the band debuting his 4 Star (Downbeat Magazine) rated solo project entitled “Southern Comfort”, released Feb. 2016. Stay tuned.
While working as Music Director for Hip-Hop and R&B artist in Houston, Matt has also produced a new project with 'The Gumbo All-Stars'. This project will release over the course of 2023. Be on the look out for Matthew Hartnett & The Gumbo All-Stars in concert and on streaming platforms.