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Matt Dusk

Biography

Few artists have the ability to protected a 42-piece string section because of their debut recording, but Canadian Matt Dusk is not any stranger to big rings. The York College or university Oscar Peterson scholarship or grant champion released four 3rd party records while concurrently performing along with his very own eight-piece clothing, playing almost 20 shows per month in the night clubs of Toronto. Apparently predestined to get a career in traditional and opera, Dusk transformed his tune at age 18 after hearing Tony Bennett and Sarah Vaughan. His newfound interest for vocal music gained him the very best place in 1998’s Canadian Country wide Exhibition Rising Superstar Competition, defeating out 654 contestants. He continued to review with John Gittens and Bob Fenton, in addition to Peterson, producing a B.F.A. in music. He ultimately agreed upon to Decca, launching the record Two Pictures, a assortment of specifications and first compositions, in June 2004. The Christmas-themed Peacefulness on Earth noticed release a season afterwards, with Dusk’s sophomore studio room effort, Back Town, pursuing in 2006.

Quick Facts


Full Name Matt Dusk
Profession Actor, Singer, Composer
Education York University
Nationality Canadian
Parents Cora Marie, Wayne Dusk
Partner Julita Borko, Julita Borko
Music Songs Two Shots of Happy, One Shot of Sad, All About Me, A Marshmallow World, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, A Million Kisses Late, Two Shots, I Wouldn't Change a Thing, Please Please Me, Just The Two Of Us, My Funny Valentine, The Theme From Loaded Gun, There Will Never Be Another You, That Old Feeling, Fly Me to the Moon, Don't Go Looking, Cool Yule, Never Gonna Fool Me, Come Rain or Come Shine, Operator Please, Deep in a Dream, It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Time After Time, Good News, Embraceable You, Lonely Road, Back in Town, Someone to Watch Over Me, Where Were You When, Every Mother's Son, Love Attack, I Fall in Love Too Easily, Precious Years
Albums Just the Two of Us, My Funny Valentine: The Chet Baker Songbook, Back in Town, Old School Yule!, Good News, Two Shots, Quiet Nights, Peace on Earth, Live From Las Vegas (Live From Las Vegas/2011), Matt Dusk Sings Call Me Fitz, Merry Christmas!
Nominations Juno Award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year, Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year
TV Shows The Casino


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1 Graduated from York University in Toronto with a Bachelor's in Music.


Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Call Me Fitz 2010 TV Series perfomer - 8 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angry Birds Seasons 2010 Video Game performer: "Fly Me Home Tonight"
So You Think You Can Dance Canada 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Call Me Fitz TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
So You Think You Can Dance 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
First Daughter 2004 performer: "The Way You Look Tonight"
Canadian Idol 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Call Me Fitz 2011 TV Series Old Style Crooner

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lennon or McCartney 2014 Documentary short Himself
The Hour 2013 TV Series Himself
The Marilyn Denis Show 2011 TV Series Himself
DR's store juleshow 2007 TV Special documentary Himself - Performer
Canadian Idol 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Casino 2004 TV Series Himself

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