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Doughty, Matthew J

Matthew J Doughty


Composer / Songwriter / Producer

Company: – Matthew J Doughty Music Publishing (ASCAP)

Job Description:

Songwriter / Composer / Producer
AVID Pro Tools 10 Engineer / Operator
Main Instruments: Guitar (acoustic and electric), Bass Guitar (4 and 5 string)

Matthew J Doughty creates CUSTOM MUSIC from his Southern California Pro Tools Recording Studio with an arsenal of Acoustic and Electric Instruments. Though a California native, Doughty Graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with a BBA – Music Business Degree and an emphasis in “AV and Recording

As a Songwriter, Matthew J Doughty has studied under Nashville’s Tom Shapiro (four time BMI Country Songwriter of the Year: Randy Travis, Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood… also a Belmont alumnus) and Hollywood’s Marty Panzer (35 Gold and Platinum Albums: Barry Manilow, Julio Iglesias, Disney). MjDoughty has Composed Music for ESPN FILMS and Oscar Nominated Director Ron Shelton’s Sports Documentary about NBA Superstar Michael Jordan titled “30 for 30: Jordan Rides the Bus” which aired on ABC TV, as well as written over 43 minutes of instrumental music for Aslyum Entertainment’s (Hollywood, CA) Paranoize Music Library. In addition, MJD has Recording Engineering and Studio Production experience with bands like Fleetwood Mac, The Killers, Econoline Crush, and Stabilo Boss. He has worked alongside studio greats like Sacramento’s Joe Johnston (Cake, Deftones, Papa Roach), LA Mixing Engineer: Mark Needham (Chris Isaak, Lindsey Buckingham, Shakira), and Rock Producer Sylvia Massy (Tool, Johnny Cash, Prince, The Red Hot Chili Peppers).

Listen to Trailer Music Cues, Instrumental Soundtracks and Underscore, Garage Blues, Pop-Indie, Rock BGM Songs/Tracks, and original Acoustic Singer-Songwriter Songs @matthewjdoughty –

Years in the record business:


Career Achievements:

Matthew J Doughty has worked in the Recording Studio with FLEETWOOD MAC and THE KILLERS, among others. MJD has Co-Written with LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM (of FLEETWOOD MAC) and studied under Tom Shapiro (Nashville) and Marty Panzer (Hollywood). MjDoughty’s Music was placed recently in ESPN FILMS and Oscar Winning Writer/Director RON SHELTON’s sports documentary about Michael Jordan titled “30 for 30: Jordan Rides the Bus”.

Professional Goals:

To build a TEAM in Los Angeles, CA.  To Write and Record Songs and Instrumental Soundtracks for Film, TV, Radio and Games.  To Place Music in Top Notch Entertainment Industry Productions.  Grammys, Emmys, Oscars… How can I help?


Mantra: MUSIC and LOVE

Favorite Sayings:

– If you can Sing it, you can Play it. (MJD)

– “Tis the set of your sail, and not the gale, which determines the way you go.” (unknown)

– “Have you joined NARIP yet?” (MJD)

Contact information:

Matthew J Doughty


Los Angeles, CA