Matthew Crafton Biography
Greg Carpenter, Music Director Mix 106.5 (CBS Radio)
"Heartbeat has definite radio potential especially for the Hot AC format..."
With compositions tailored to fit all media formats (radio, film and television), Matt Crafton’s songs have been recognized by top Producers/Engineers in the Music Industry such as John Alagia (Dave Matthews/John Mayer), also Stewart Myers (Jason Mraz, Lifehouse), and Chris Keup (Jason Mraz), who subsequently took on engineering several of Matt’s songs which are now available in his collection.
With over eight years of songwriting experience including five years as frontman of the Baltimore based music group BNZ, Matt Crafton has become a polished and consistent composer of memorable Pop-edged songs. Matt captures a unique Rock’n’Soul vibe in every mix with the use of insightful lyrical passages and vibrant instrumental accompaniment.
Through the music group BNZ, Matt showcased his music in the hottest clubs in Baltimore including opening for Los Lonely Boys at Fletchers, and Joe Bonamassa at the Recher Theatre. In late 2007, Matt Crafton formed the publishing entity, Matthew Crafton Music which would make his songs available to Publishers, Artists and Producers.