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    Crooner Matt Dusk Turns Up the Heat with New Projects!
    PBS Special Matt Dusk: Live From Las Vegas & Soundtrack for Call Me Fitz

Toronto, Ontario – August 12, 2010 – Hot off the heels of his successful international tour, Canada‟s
beloved modern day crooner and international recording artist, Matt Dusk, adds a dash of contemporary
cool with his first live television special for PBS Matt Dusk: Live From Las Vegas and an emotive score
to the dark comedy series Call Me Fitz.

PBS SPECIAL MATT DUSK: LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS

Dusk creates an evening of classic big band tunes – music synonymous with Las Vegas – for his new
high-definition television special Matt Dusk: Live From Las Vegas, airing on PBS during its March 2011
Pledge Drive. Inspired by the legends of Vegas, the television event will not only feature Dusk in concert,
but will also share his personal stories with the audience.

Matt Dusk: Live From Las Vegas will be taped before a live audience on August 25th at the Crown
Theater in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, a return to the city where Dusk got his
start. Dusk will perform classic big band favourites and contemporary big band hits such as Get Me To
The Church On Time, Who’s Got The Action, and Mack The Knife, along with his original song Back In
Town. He will also perform a special duet with Lorna Luft: celebrated live performer, stage, film and
television actress, best-selling author, recording artist and Emmy nominated producer.

 “Finally, I'm back in the place my career began years ago. I am thrilled to have WLIW/PBS on board to
create a unique concert experience for their viewers. Vegas is the place that is drenched in big band
history, and to revitalize that with a contemporary spin gets me excited! I mean... who doesn't love
Vegas?” states Dusk.

Matt Dusk: Live From Las Vegas is produced by STILETTO Television. Mark C. Grove, Garry C. Kief,
Troy P. Queen and David C. Britz serve as Executive Producers. WLIW21 in association with
WNET.ORG will be the presenting station for PBS.

CALL ME FITZ PREMIERES THIS FALL ON HBO CANADA

Dusk has been busy in the studio recording the soundtrack for the anticipated new 13 episode Canadian
miniseries Call Me Fitz, where his vocals will accompany the inner voice of morally bankrupt car
salesman Richard Fitzpatrick (Fitz), played by Jason Priestly, who will do anything to sell his used cars.

The soundtrack for Call Me Fitz reflects Fitz's idolization of the Rat Pack days when Bogart was King and
everyone knew what it meant to „shake the hand‟ of Sinatra. Stylistically suave, if not a little over-the-hill
from heavy drinking, Fitz considers himself, (although delusional), to be the embodiment of „class‟, and
adopts a personal soundtrack representative of the classic Vegas crooners. Dusk portrays the musical
voice of Fitz, singing classic songs with big band arrangements including: Yes I Can, That's Life, Get Me
on Your Mind, Anytime at All and two original songs by Dusk.

“Matt Dusk's vintage yet still-cool-contemporary croon was the perfect vibe for the Call Me Fitz score,”
says series producer Sherri Elwood. “With his masterful re-interpretation of the standards, his voice
became the soundtrack for Fitz' inner emotional life and in turn, the heart and soul of the show!"

Produced by E1 Entertainment, Amaze Film + Television and Big Motion Pictures with Creator/Executive
Producer Sheri Elwood (Defying Gravity), Call Me Fitz premieres on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at
8:00 PM ET/MT on HBO Canada. The second season will begin production in the fall 2010. E1
Entertainment has sold Call Me Fitz to SPE Networks in Latin America and Africa, Comedy Central for
Germany, Netherlands and Sweden, TVNZ in New Zealand and DBS in Israel.
About Matt Dusk:

Modern day crooner Matt Dusk‟s signature voice and instantly recognizable tone make him one of
Canada's leading male vocalists. He has recorded 3 critically-acclaimed studio albums and has received
Gold records for the debut album Two Shots and his most recent recording Good News, an album of
originals and international hit songs. Dusk tours the world extensively and receives critical acclaim
wherever he performs.

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Matt Dusk is available for interviews. For additional information, hi-res images and/or interview requests,
please contact:

Sharyn Smith
Principal, Publicist
Eventful PR
direct: 905. 839.2940
cell:   416. 899. 8045
email: sharyn@eventfulpr.com

				
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