A leading guitarist of his generation, Grammy-winning Matthew Stevens is joined at this year’s TDMJF by Jon Maharaj and Adam Arruda. The Canadian-born Stevens has a “singular style dissolves the lines between jazz, rock and ambient music.” (Mojo). His work is described as “music [that] advances the ideals of modern jazz.” (WGBO). His songs and playing are featured on over 70 recordings, and his performances have been lauded in Billboard, The Guardian, Guitar Player Magazine, Jazz Times, Mojo, NPR and the New York Times among others. www.mattstevensmusic.com