Matthew Busse composer & pianist

Release Date: April 19, 2024
Catalog #: BR8986
Format: Digital
21st Century
Solo Instrumental

Embarking on a musical odyssey is a deeply personal experience, with the mental tapestry it weaves being as distinct as the melodies themselves. This profound connection between imagination and music is the driving force behind Matthew Busse’s IMAGINE…, an album of original solo piano works. Marking his Big Round Records debut, Busse skillfully captures the essence of creativity. The album’s title encapsulates the transformative power of music and Busse’s command over it, providing listeners with a canvas upon which their imaginations can take flight.


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Track Listing & Credits

# Title Composer Performer
01 A New Day Matthew Busse Matthew Busse, piano 4:18
02 Making a Wish Matthew Busse Matthew Busse, piano 5:26
03 Reflections (On a Time Gone By) Matthew Busse Matthew Busse, piano 4:31
04 Going Home Matthew Busse Matthew Busse, piano 5:40
05 An Endless Journey Matthew Busse Matthew Busse, piano 5:06
06 Nocturne Matthew Busse Matthew Busse, piano 3:19
07 A Simple Gift Matthew Busse Matthew Busse, piano 6:45
08 Season's End Matthew Busse Matthew Busse, piano 6:01

Recorded at Sunrise Sound Studio in Houston TX
Session Engineer Skip Burrows

Executive Producer Bob Lord

VP of A&R Brandon MacNeil

VP of Production Jan Košulič
Audio Director Lucas Paquette

VP, Design & Marketing Brett Picknell
Art Director Ryan Harrison
Design Edward A. Fleming
Publicity Kacie Brown

Artist Information

Matthew Busse

Composer, Pianist

Hailing from Joliet IL, Matthew Busse's musical journey began early in life. Initially exploring the piano without formal guidance, he delved into formal lessons at the age of six. Over the years, a passion for composition blossomed, leading him to study the works of classical masters. His academic pursuits in composition, conducting, and piano performance at Sam Houston State University further fueled his love for creating music that melds classical and contemporary influences.