Tara Lynne Khaler - Since I Fell For You

Tara Lynne Khaler - Since I Fell For You

Tara Lynne Khaler - Since I Fell For You [2012]
Matt plays alto saxophone on various tracks throughout.

Ten Compositions In a Chromatic Style CD/Text Supplement

Now Included with every copy of "10 Compositions..." this CD and text supplement made by Matt Vashlishan illustrates, explains, and demonstrates how a younger player/student can apply Liebmans techniques as well as use their own to navigate these challenging tunes and chord progressions.

RSVP - Matt Vashlishan Trio (feat. Evan Gregor and Bill Goodwin)

RSVP - Matt Vashlishan Trio (feat. Evan Gregor and Bill Goodwin)

RSVP is the latest project from saxophonist Matt Vashlishan. Joined by bassist Evan Gregor and drummer Bill Goodwin, the group creates a fresh, modern acoustic trio recording. The disc features several originals by Matt Vashlishan, as well as a few rather obscure Cole Porter tunes arranged by Vashlishan. Purchase on the "Purchase Products" tab!

An Evening With Dave Grusin

An Evening With Dave Grusin

An Evening With Dave Grusin
CD, Blu-Ray DVD, and Ipad App released on Concord/HeadsUp Records April 2011.
Matt performs with the orchestra playing tenor sax, soprano sax, and clarinet.
Recorded, filmed, and performed live at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the performing arts in downtown Miami, FL. 2010.

CD Photography - Snapshot - Badabeep 2010

Photography for
Snapshot - CD by Ashley Liberty and Daniel C. Strange
Badabeep 2010

Passings - Composed by David Liebman

Passings - Composed by David Liebman
For Soprano Sax, Oboe, Viola, Cello
Computer engraving, visual and audio proofing, editing by Matt Vashlishan in conjunction with Walter Gruber and Advance Music.
Contact Advance Music for ordering information.
August 2010

Robert Klein - Unfair and Unbalanced HBO Special (June 2010)

Robert Klein - Unfair and Unbalanced HBO Special (June 2010)

The Frost School of Music Mancini Institute Orchestra performs live with Robert Klein at a theater near Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The full taped performance will air on HBO on June 12, 2010. Matt is playing saxophone and clarinet in the orchestra.

Namesake - The Stephen Guerra Big Band (Badabeep 2010)

Playing lead alto (soprano and flute), this first recording by the Stephen Guerra Big Band features almost all original music and arrangements from Stephen Guerra. The band features many musicians from the University of Miami's Frost School of Music as well as musicians from the New York City area and others.

The Bickel/Marks Group Featuring David Liebman (Zoho2010)

The Bickel/Marks Group Featuring David Liebman (Zoho2010)

Released by Zoho Records in May 2010, this record by pianist Doug Bickel and bassist Dennis Marks also features Matt on alto sax, David Liebman on tenor and soprano sax, and Marko Marcinko on drums.

No Such Thing - Origin Records 2009

No Such Thing
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Available as of November 17th 2009 from Origin Records:
(Press Release) For his debut recording, the Miami-based reedman enlists his good friend and mentor Dave Liebman, along with Liebman's working band, for an evocative set of modern originals and open-ended jaunts through jazz standards such as Alone Together and Inner Urge. With guitarist Vic Juris, bassist Tony Marino and drummer Michael Stephans, they also explore stylistic tributes to Michael Brecker & Lennie Tristano along with Juris' stunning dedication to the great Shirley Horn, "For Shirley." Winner of a 2009 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award, Vashlishan further proves with this recording that he's one to keep an eye on.

David Liebman Transcriptions

David Liebman Transcriptions

David Liebman Transcriptions

Transcribed by Gunnar Mossblad, this book was recompiled and edited by Matt Vashlishan, who added new material, improved engraving examples and his original photography of David Liebman.

From Student To Jazz Artist

From Student To Jazz Artist - Interviews with David Liebman


This publication from Advance music is a series of interviews with David Liebman conducted by Matt Vashlishan and Evan Gregor that touch on a variety of issues dealing with concerns younger musicians have when entering into the "real" music world after college.

How To Approach Standards Chromatically - Transcribed by Matt Vashlishan

How To Approach Standards Chromatically - Transcribed by Matt Vashlishan

How To Approach Standards Chromatically - By David Liebman and Transcribed by Matt Vashlishan


A complete method for chromatic improvising over standards, David clearly explains and demonstrates the art of superimposing chords chromatically over "standard" chord changes (using several popular jazz favorites as his vehicles) to play contemporary sounding jazz lines. Includes standard and superimposed harmony for Girl From Ipanema, Donna Lee, Autumn Leaves, Take The A Train, Satin Doll, Rhythm and Blues Changes, Impressions, India, Loft Dance, and A Love Supreme. The CD contains both verbal instruction and David soloing over the standards using the techniques described in the book. The book contains analysis for each solo and the solos on the CD are transcribed for all C, Bb, and Eb instruments by Matt Vashlishan.

Saxophone Basics - By David Liebman and Matt Vashlishan

Saxophone Basics - By David Liebman and Matt Vashlishan

Saxophone Basics - co-written by Matt Vashlishan and David Liebman.

This pocket-sized book offers essential information for saxophonists of all levels covering important areas of sound production, embouchure, equipment and more.

Keep It In Your Vehicle

Keep It In Your Vehicle
*Winner of the 2009 Communicator Award for Environmental Film/Video*
Using an existing radio jingle written and recorded by Scott Besser who also acts in the video, Matt wrote, directed, filmed and edited this short Public Service Announcement now in use by the Monroe County Litter Control Board of Pennsylvania.

Pearls Before Swine - Matt Abell

Pearls Before Swine - Matt Abell

A CD by local Pennsylvania artist Matt Abell. Matt Vashlishan plays saxophone and clarinet. (2008)

The Stick Martin Show - Black Samauri (Crafy Records)

The Stick Martin Show - Black Samauri (Crafy Records)

Recorded around the year 2000, this was one of Matt's first recordings as a side-man, working in somewhat uncharted territory as far as the musical genre is concerned. Matt plays alto sax and flute on this recording, playing short solos and fills for unique, creative rock.