From Zone Music Reporter:
"...absolutely great compositions reminiscent of DeGrassi and perhaps Ackerman himself..."
From Facing North:
"The songs are pleasant to the ear and make great atmosphere creators - one of the main reasons New Age exists as a genre. "
From Reviews New Age:
"Silhouette of a Season es un álbum muy recomendable para aquellas personas amantes de la guitarra, aquellas que buscan un sonido único y emocionante alejado de los nuevos sonidos electrónicos."
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From Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange:
"Silhouette paints its canvases with maturity and extreme care, attentive to many levels of aesthetics and with an incisive grasp of qualities which may be gestured towards but never fully explicated in words..."
From New Age Music World:
"Silhouette of a Season shows a natural beauty in composition and performance while dramatizing a glowing atmosphere..."
From World's #1 Music Forum:
"...one of the best of the new breed ..."
From The Life Connection:
"...stellar flat-pick guitar style with contributions from world class new age musicians..."
From Minor 7th:
"...creates grooves and sonic dimensions that capture the spirit of Ackerman's Windham Hill days."
From EAGLEyeONE Magazine:
"...explores nature through the seasons, not through creating
the sounds of thunder, rather by expressing the emotions he feels."
From IMPROVIJAZZATION Nation:
"...skill is what matters in playing, though, and you'll know you're in the presence of a master player when you listen... I give Matt's CD a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED..."
"This album is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys soft, quiet, instrumental acoustic guitar-playing by a new talent who appears to have a dynamic future ahead of him."
From Victory Review Magazine:
"This is mood music and great guitar work."
From Culture Vulture:
"Here is a new talent worth keeping your eyes (and ears) on."
From Gapplegate Music Review:
"Matt uses his acoustic technique to the ends of music that charms."
From Music Web Express 3000:
"...one of the best solo acoustic guitar albums of the past year..."
“...compositions in this collection are singularly beautiful and perfect; compositions about which I find myself thinking ‘damn I wish I’d written that.’ ”
Founder of Windham Hill Records and Grammy Award Winner
Windham County, VT
“This recording is inspiring.”
Distribution Owner, “Many Miles Music”
"...one of the most unusually talented guitar soloists to perform on our program and his insight to writing music is extremely interesting and entertaining."
Producer and Host of "The Music Show"
"You have created some seriously great music.”
2007 Album of the Year, NAR Lifestyle Music Awards
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