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Well how-do y’all. My name’s Matt and I graduated from this fine institution in 1995 with a BA in Music with an emphasis on jazz drumset performance. I have made my living as a musician since then as a performer, arranger, and percussion educator. I am currently living in Palm Desert, CA and have a beautiful baby daughter. My interests outside of music are travel, books, film, golf and all things Macintosh. I am influenced by Art Blakey, Max Roach, Tony Willams, Bill Evans, Beethoven, Slayer, Schwantner, Reich, Radiohead, Johnny Cash, The Clash, and Spinal Tap. If we went to school together, drop me a line and tell me how you’ve been. Peace.
Experience & Education
Applied Music Instructor for College of the DesertSeptember 2008 to Present (over 11 years)
I am an assistant professor of percussion at this community college, giving lessons to music majors, as well as performing throughout the college.
MFA in Music Education at Boston University2009 to 2011 (2 years)