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Matt Sakakeeny

Contributing Producer

Matt Sakakeeny is Assistant Professor of Music at Tulane University. He hails from Worcester, Ma. where he began studying music in high school. After graduating from the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore with degrees in classical guitar and recording, he interned with classical engineer Tony Faulkner in London. Returning to the U.S., he began audio restoration and radio production work at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., where he met Nick Spitzer. He has worked with American Routes since 1997, first as Technical Director, then as Co-Producer, and most recently as Contributing Producer. Matt is currently conducting research for a book on New Orleans brass bands.