Mix the lyric-driven piano rock of Andrew McMahon, Ben Folds & Sara Bareilles with the adrenaline rush driving synth-pop and multi-faceted productions of AJR & CHVRCHES, and you might have an idea of the sound of singer-songwriter Matthew Jordan.
His latest single, “The Talking”, and last EP, “Undeniable”, are now available on all streaming platforms and digital stores.
The long and diverse list of talented artists that MJ has worked and performed with as a touring keyboardist includes The Beach Boys & Mike Love, Don Felder (The Eagles), Rooney, Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray), Sabrina Carpenter (Hollywood Records), Everclear, Uncle Kracker, Terri Nunn (Berlin), Skip Martin (Kool & The Gang), Steve Augeri (Journey) & more.
Jordan has performed all over the country as well as internationally, from Ireland to Japan, Nova Scotia to the Bahamas. Currently, you can catch him sharing the stage with Don Felder, original lead guitarist for classic rock legends The Eagles. Felder co-wrote “Hotel California” and his harmonized melodic guitar solo at the end of that track is instantly recognizable. Jordan performs coast-to-coast playing keys and singing harmonies on many songs in The Eagles incredible catalog.
You may also have seen Matthew performing alongside legendary surf rock band The Beach Boys. He has toured all over the country with the Boys, as well as internationally, including co-headlining with Queen in Florence, Italy. During his run, Jordan was tasked with singing lead vocals on a number of the Beach Boys‘ greatest hits, including “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” and “Don’t Worry Baby”, and carrying the load of all the iconic falsetto vocal parts in every song.
Jordan is also long-time keyboardist of the indie pop-rock band Rooney, touring all over the country multiple times. Most recently, during Summer 2022, MJ toured with Rooney opening for rock royalty, The Zombies.
MJ has also had the amazing opportunity to work in the studio with Mike Love, original member of The Beach Boys. You can hear Matthew’s work on the recent Mike Love releases “Reason for the Season” and “12 Sides of Summer” for S-Curve Records, on which he arranged and performed background vocals and also played some keyboards. Additionally, the recent single “California Beach” was co-written by Jordan along with Love and mega-producers Sam Hollander and Josh Edmondson.
MJ’s list of TV & radio appearances includes iHeartRadio, The AV Club, KUTX Austin, “Fox and Friends”, YTV’s “Summer Beach Bash”, “Radio Disney’s Family Holiday”, and the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards.