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Morginsky performing in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
|Also known as||Mojo|
|Born||June 14, 1976|
|Origin||Long Island, New York, U.S.|
|Genres||Christian rock, Christian ska|
|Associated acts||The O.C. Supertones, Grand Incredible|
Matt Morginsky was born in Long Island to a Jewish father and an Italian mother. At age 14, he converted to Christianity. The following year, in January of 1991, he arranged to meet Jason Carson, because he was interested in starting a Christian band.
In 2011, Morginsky graduated from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He currently serves as an assistant pastor at Denver Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. He lives in Denver with his wife and three children.
Morginsky and Carson formed a band which at first was named "Saved". Ethan Luck joined the band on guitar, and Carson's friend, Tony Terusa, joined on bass guitar. During their formative years, the band had difficulty finding their musical style. By April 1995, they had decided to be a ska band, and the name was changed to "The O.C. Supertones."
The O.C. Supertones
From April 1995 to October 2005, Morginsky acted as the lead vocalist and song-writer of The O.C. Supertones, and occasionally played guitar and bass. The band disbanded in 2005. They released a new album and resumed touring in 2012.
In 2007, he released four songs on his Myspace, describing them as demos for his solo project.
Mojo & the Info
In January 2008, he announced that recording on his solo album had started. In April 2008, he released the album Doctorate in Cold Rockin' It: Mojo Goes to College was released under the artist name "Mojo & the Info" as a digital download on iTunes and Myspace. The album was recorded and mixed by former Supertones guitarist Ethan Luck.
In 2009, Morginsky revealed on the Mojo & the Info Myspace that he would be releasing some new songs in a joint project with Croatian Ska/Rock band "October Light", a band that he plays with overseas. They now go by the name "Mojo and October Light" and are currently mixing their new album, Everything Will Be Made Right that included a video for "Chemical Reaction" on YouTube.
- "Denver Presbyterian Church - Rev Matt Morginsky". Denver Presbyterian Church. Retrieved October 10, 2014.
- "Profile - The Supertones". October 1999. Retrieved February 15, 2007.
- Powell, Mark Allan (2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music (First printing ed.). Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers. pp. 902–904. ISBN 1-56563-679-1.