My short story, Music Is a Verb, has been published on Storgy. It’s about the power of music as a healing force. The action begins during the IRA bombing of Manchester in 1996. You can[…]
My short story, A Better World for Connie, has been published on Selcouth Station. It’s about the impulse to deny yourself what you truly want in life — as well as parenthood, polar bears, zorbing and[…]
My short story, Horns in the Hat Works, has been published in Issue Six of Cabinet of Heed. The story is about how we learn, how we share knowledge — and saxophones.
Hear me read one of my short stories in the latest podcast from OPEN PEN magazine! The story is called Some People Just Have a Tiny Problem in Their Heart.
My short story, At Once in Harmony and Discord, has been published in a book of new fiction. Watch me read a passage from the story here.
My short story, Nothing Like a Kiss, has been published by Obliterati Press. Watch me reading a passage from the story here.
Clear the decks, uninstall the software: Brass and woodwind instruments are making a comeback. Why? Because they tell it like it is – with no bullshit.
“A genius is the one most like himself”: Three jazz moments that resonate with an astonishing unity of person and performance.
One of the biggest reasons I love jazz music is the culture of the standard: Compositions that are only very loosely attached to their creator, instead belonging to a common pool – melodic resources, free-to-use.
My name is Matty Bannond, I’m a writer of short fiction – now working on my first novel.