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Matthew Reid (Jazz Tracks)


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Classically trained Composer Matthew Reid has an impressive background. He currently creates and performs his eclectic soundtracks live for The Second City-Toronto, resulting in many award-winning reviews. As a specialist, Matt provides live soundtracks for comedic and improv theatrical productions, and performs with comedians from SCTV, SNL, and Whose Line is it Anyway? His orchestral songs have been performed by the esteemed Toronto Symphony Orchestra and other works featured on The Comedy Network, The Food Network, and ESPN Classic.


Matthew Reid has composed music for theatrical productions for over ten years, and here is what the critics are saying: "… truly delectable score by Matthew Reid"- Richard Ouzounian TORONTO STAR “Matthew Reid adds texture and oomph to scenes with some well-placed notes”- Glenn Sumi NOW “Matthew Reid is the master of music”- Paula Citron CLASSICAL 96.3 FM "Nicely fitting musical accompaniment"- Brad Wheeler GLOBE AND MAIL “Matt Reid’s improvised musical background never misses the mark”- John Terauds TORONTO STAR "... if you are film producer and / or you are looking for some background music for one of Shakespeare's plays or something similar, well look no further." - Peter Massey GREEN MAN REVIEW



Genres for This Artist

Total Tracks: 217

Instrumental Tracks (190 Tracks) | Vocal Tracks (27) |
Music Genres For Matthew Reid
Action | Animal | Cartoon | Childrens | Christmas | Classical | Comedy | Corporate | Dance | Dangerous | Dramatic | Drums | Electronic | European | Hip Hop | Horror | Jazz | Military | New Age | News | Pop | Reggae | RnB | Rock | Science Fiction | Soundalikes | Sports | Themes | UK Bass | World Fusion |



Tracks for This Artist


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DANCING GANGSTERS - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2010
Matthew Reid Remember when gang members used to dance to jazzy orchestral arrangements. It's that sound that came just before rock and roll. Reminiscent of West Side Story and The Jetsons. Space Age Urban. Good for comedy segues, parodies of fifties material, louge and cocktail scenes. Rat Pack era scenes. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (Fun and Jazzy) - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz  
404962 0:26 Very Fast 197   


WEST SIDE STORY ORCHESTRAL JAZZ - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2010
Matthew Reid Morning traffic meets West Side Story. Big Band/modern classical fusion. Great for urban scenes of the forties through early sixties, wild swing dancing, old time gangster or Rat Pack scenes. Also good for retro Space Age scenes a la Jetsons. Mr. Burns would dance to this. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
404959 1:06 Very Fast 193   


BERNSTEINIAN CLIMAX - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2010
Matthew Reid A jazzy, climactic full jazz orchestra ending in the Style of Leonard Bernstein for bit Hollywood nostalgic or parody production. Or for the cast is all of a sudden start Rat Pack dancing... It happens! Happy Jazz build up to a huge serious climax and an elated conclusion. Fanfare Broadway fun showy, Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz  
551357 0:20 Very Fast 192   


HAPPY BIRTHDAY (ORCHESTRAL JAZZ) - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid The birthday song that you all know is now public domain! This version, inspired by Marilyn Monroe's singing is a slow, smoky jazz orchestral led by saxophone and counterpointed by flutes and strings. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
(Pending) - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
769373 0:46 Slow 61   
Variation (Jazz Quartet Version) - Themes, Birthday Music
769370 0:46 Slow 61   


SPACE CANTINA - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid Evoking the melodies and instrumentation of John Williams' famous Cantina music, this piece is suitable for any alien life form that enjoys a cold glass of alcoholic blue milk. Clarinet & steel drum driven melodies with a synth bass, drums and muted brass create the swing jazz sound of retro-future, Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Swing Ensembles
769068 4:34 Very Fast 200   


FRENCH SOFT SHOES - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A lively, french style guitar jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Playful, fun and nostalgic, a quirky, virtuoso guitar accompanied by string bass and rhythm guitar. Evocative of a French jazz club in the 30's - great for travel channel, cooking, fashion, reality shows. Instrumental, Jazz, Gypsy Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Gypsy Jazz
751196 2:24 Very Fast 191   


DJANGO ESPRESSIVO - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A lively, french style guitar jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Playful, fun and nostalgic, a quirky, virtuoso guitar & violin accompanied by string bass and rhythm guitar. Evocative of a French jazz club in the 30's - great for travel channel, cooking, fashion, reality shows. Instrumental, Jazz, Gypsy Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Gypsy Jazz
751197 4:09 Very Fast 200   


TAXI DRIVER SOUND-ALIKE - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A sexy, smoky orchestral jazz orchestra piece evoking such classic soundtracks as Taxi Driver and Chinatown. A plaintive saxophone, lonely muted trumpet, steady upright bass and occasional bursts of strings and winds. Great for film noir scenes, nostalgia, fantasy, history, parodies, erotica. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
708115 5:04 Slow 60   
Bed (no melody) - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
725615 5:02 Slow 60   


DJANGO JAZZ #1 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A lively, french style guitar jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Playful, fun and nostalgic, a quirky, virtuoso guitar accompanied by string bass and rhythm guitar. Evocative of a French jazz club in the 30's - great for travel channel, cooking, fashion, reality shows. Instrumental, Jazz, Gypsy Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Gypsy Jazz
751132 2:02 Medium 107   


GIRL FROM THE ESPLANADE - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A very laid back traditional samba/bossa-nova track led by saxophone & flute. Evocative of Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto's Girl From Ipanema Easy going, happy and groovy tune for a restaurant background, swinging sixties lounge or elevator muzak. Instrumental, Jazz, Bossa Nova Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Bossa Nova Jazz
722123 2:59 Medium 124   


LAND OF CHOCOLATE - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A playful, 1950's style space age instrumental inspired by Homer Simpson's daydream about the Land Of Chocolate. Good for parodies, comedies, montages or nostalgic throwbacks to the age of Leave it to Beaver and scares about invaders from abroad. Instrumental, Jazz, Exotica
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Exotica
730421 2:10 Medium 120   


SAMBA SEDUCTION - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2015
Matthew Reid A melodically seductive retro instrumental evoking the sound of 1960's orchestral pop with Latin flavour. Smoky alto saxophone plays an expressively jazzy melody over a bed of soaring strings, Latin percussion and sweet flute flourishes. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
731848 2:22 Med Slow 100   


FILM NOIR BACKGROUND 1 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2010
Matthew Reid A short, serious track in the film noir style with orchestra and piano. Great for period pieces, parodies, stylistic underscores (like Chinatown or Taxi Driver). Quiet, mysterious and a little sexy. Romantic drama, edgy mystery, transitions, flashbacks, crime in progress, chilling & tense, Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz  
552002 0:49 Very Slow 53   
Stinger - Dramatic, Romantic Music  
407182 0:15 Slow 63   
Variation (orchestration) - Dramatic, Contemplative Music  
407181 0:40 Very Slow 53   


FUNNY DOG MONTAGE - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2010
Matthew Reid A jazzy, somewhat silly tune with chanted lyrics at the beginning and end: "Bow Wow Wow!" Fun for comedic productions (possibly involving dogs), Funniest Home Videos type productions or animation, or finale music for comedic clips. Jazzy, romantic comedy, sitcom bloopers canine cartoon segue etc. Male Vocals, Jazz, Novelty Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec - Jazz, Novelty Jazz  
551384 0:18 Very Fast 199   


60'S LOUNGE JAZZ - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 1996
Matthew Reid Time for a dry Manhattan with Dean Martin in your bachelor pad. Sound of the swinging sixties: a little bit Henry Mancini, a little bit Esquivel. Counterpoint melodies between groovy flute and mellow vibes at the beginning and end. Jazz guitar solo in the middle - takes you to a 70's grocery store. Instrumental, Jazz, Bossa Nova Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Bossa Nova Jazz
518250 3:11 Medium 120   


NEW ORLEANS DIXIELAND - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A lazy, Dixieland track for all your Prohibition era; wacky comedy montages; or Chicago, the Musical sound-alikes. Playful clarinet, muted trumpet and blasting tuba in a big, dull Dixieland jazz band will give you drunken, musical splendour every time. Instrumental, Jazz, Dixieland
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Jazz, Dixieland
578462 1:00 Slow 79   


FIREMAN'S BALL - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2010
Matthew Reid A fusion of a happy Dixieland stlyle jazz band off the top leads to a smoother, silkier, smarmier second theme for strings and winds. In the vein of Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. Great for nostalgia, comedy, period pieces, musical theater, dance music from an innocent age. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Orchestral Jazz  
407177 1:30 Very Fast 190   


WEIRD JAZZ - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 1997
Matthew Reid Leonard Bernstein meets Frank Zappa meets the Flintstones. Slightly "ugly" melody and bass in a big band setting. Cool Jazz centre with piano and organ solos that combine. Good for funny, weird and "off" productions of all kinds. Yabba Dabba...don't. Instrumental, Jazz, Novelty Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Novelty Jazz
413778 3:40 Med Fast 130   
60sec (jazzy middle) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
413779 1:13 Med Fast 130   
Stinger A - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
413780 0:11 Med Fast 130   
Stinger B - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
413781 0:09 Med Fast 130   
60sec (last verse to end) - Comedy, Comedy Jazz
413777 1:20 Med Fast 130   

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