Dobro and lap-style guitar
"Thank-you for your wonderful performance. Everyone enjoyed your music very much and you played the guitar like no one else. The slide guitar provided the most exquisite sound and the audience had a great time listening."
-- Kaitlyn Widlak, Battery Park (New York City) Conservancy, producer of Guitars Under the Trees music series.
"Thanks for adding your wonderful talent to the markets. We definitely had repeat customers because of your music!"
-- City Seed Farmers Markets, New Haven, Conn.
1954 - 2008
Matthew Anthony Nozzolio, of Middletown, died unexpectedly Saturday, August 2, 2008, in New Haven. He was 53. He was the husband of Jean A. Wertz.
The dobro is like the violin and voice. It can be used to convey the complete range of human emotion. I try to approach the dobro and lap-style guitar with this in mind, whether I'm playing the blues of Jimmie Rodgers, bluegrass or original tunes.
Please send any comments or questions to jean (dot) ann (dot) wertz (at) gmail (dot) com