Daily Discovery: Jeff Matey, “Reckless”
ARTIST: Jeff Matey
BIRTHDATE: Vintage (Pre-1982)
BIRTHPLACE: Red Bank, New Jersey
AMBITIONS: To continuously write, record, and perform songs.
TURN-OFFS: Being told what to do.
TURN-ONS: Happy hour at Taco Cabana (small horizon).
DREAM GIG: Live on the radio – Prairie Home Companion would be cool.
TV ADDICTIONS: ”Breaking Bad” and “Boardwalk Empire”
MY PREFERRED MODE OF TRANSPORTATION: Walking.
PETS: Not now.
5 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN: “THAT’S ALL I NEED… THE ASHTRAY, THE REMOTE CONTROL, THE PADDLE GAME, THIS MAGAZINE, AND THE CHAIR.”
WORDS TO LIVE BY: “All you can do is do what you must / You do what you must do and you do it well”
I WROTE THIS SONG: in 5 minutes and a decade of abuse.
Jeff is among the 25 finalists in Ronnie Milsap’s “Country Cut” Contest. The winner will have their song recorded by the country music legend and placed on his upcoming album due this Fall. Stream Jeff’s song “Reckless” at American Songspace. And enter for your chance to win American Songspace’s next career opportunity for singer-songwriters: The American Songwriter Coffeehouse Tour.