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Matt Hartle - lead guitar and vocals

Matt joined the China Cats in the spring of 2010.  Prior to that he spent a decade as lead guitarist for Shady Groove.  He has jammed with the likes of John Kadlecik, Steve Kimock, Barry Sless, Melvin Seals, Vince Welnick, New Monsoon, David Gans and many others.  He also currently heads his own bands Spirit of '76 and Painted Mandolin.  Matt also offers guitar, piano, and music theory lessons to students of all ages.  More about Matt at

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