Matt Greenwood

Born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe, Matt Greenwood is a guitarist now pursuing his passion for music in Toronto. Matt has performed with some of Zimbabwe’s most acclaimed musicians including Oliver Mtukudzi, Gemma Griffiths, Forward Kwenda and Vee Mukarati among many others. Matt also has a passion for composing and has scored a number of short films including the award winning animated short ‘Blue Bird’ which featured at film festivals including Cinequest, Atlanta Film Festival, New York Film Festival and New Media Film Festival among others. After a busy summer composing music for the Humber Galleries’ Nuit Blanche Fellowship, Matt is in his final year of Humber’s Bachelor of Music program and is currently recording his debut album with his band in Toronto. The group has been playing together for a couple of years and recently performed the closing set as “band of the year” at the Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Fest.