Matt Garrett makes every weekday good and loud! Growing up in Torrance, California, Matt is a classic rock aficionado and when he’s not talking to the masses, he’s hitting the open road on anything with two wheels.
Birthdate: March 14 (same day as Billy Crystal, Michael Caine and Albert Einstein, go figure!)
City of Birth: Planet U.S.A.
Hometown: Torrance, California – the sixth largest city in Los Angeles County.
Education: University of Mother Earth, ESPNU and various pubs and distilleries worldwide.
Marital Status: Yes
Favorite Bands: The Stones, Talking Heads, The Ramones, The Dead, The Genius of Pat Metheny, Steely Dan and The Partridge Family.
First Album I Ever Bought: Steely Dan’s “Can’t Buy A Thrill” or Zeppelin’s “Zoso” album… can’t really remember.
First Album Ever Given To Me: It was by Wes Montgomery – a great jazz musician – the one with the ash tray on the cover… I wore the grooves off of that one… thanks Dad!
Hobbies: Yes. But I can’t divulge which ones because if I told you, I’d have to kill you.
Favorite Quote: “Failure to prepare is preparing to Fail” – Coach John Wooden – Go Bruins!
Second Favorite Quote: “Rock journalism is people who can’t write interviewing people who can’t talk for people who can’t read” – Frank Zappa.