KMEA Hall of Fame
Matt Betton
Inducted in 1983
Matt Betton, widely known composer and arranger is one of the founders of the National Association of Jazz Educators. He served the organization as executive director and publications editor. In addition to work as a jazz Adjudicator and clinician, Mr. Betton has written the Standardization of State Band Articulation. He is a founder of the Stan Kenton Summer Jazz Clinics and the National Stage Band Camp Inc. He is a co-author of the Take One series of elementary instrumental music methods.