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Students: There is still Summer 2020 online course availability. Get a head start on your requirements with offerings including creative industries through crisis, film and media, festivals, tourism, the hospitality industry, and disease throughout history, across literature, media, cultural expression, religion, and more. View all Liberal Arts Summer Courses.

Matt Johnson

Adjunct Professor, Tutor
Jazz Guitar Instructor


B.F.A. Jazz Performance - University of New Orleans
M.A. Jazz Performance - University of New Orleans


Matt Johnson is a native New Orleanian and has been a professional guitar player in New Orleans for over twenty years. He has performed with established jazz musicians such as Hank Mackie, Tim Laughlin, Steve Masakowski, and Ellis Marsalis.  He plays solo guitar and has a trio that performs regularly at restaurants such as the Three Muses and The Bombay club.  Matt has received an undergraduate and masters degree in jazz performance from the University of New Orleans.