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Rock’s Renaissance Man

BU staffer Matt Sandonato plays with the Doug MacDonald Band.

Click to hear the song “Million Miles” by the Doug MacDonald Band.

Matt Sandonato, senior administrator for Information Systems, is a veteran of Boston’s rock scene and has played with the Chubs, the Delusions, and Black & Grey. The Medford native is also a motorcycle enthusiast and a skilled barbecue chef. He joined BU in 1997 as the driver for President Emeritus Jon Westling and quickly become a network administrator.

Currently, Sandonato plays guitar and keyboards with the Doug MacDonald Band, whose baroque pop sound is a fresh take on the British and American psychedelia of the 1960s. Click to hear the Doug MacDonald Band’s song “Million Miles.”

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