Project Description

Get to know Matt

Matt grew up and learned his trade in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he worked as a freelance musician. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Edinburgh University, where he played with and directed the Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra.

Matt has played and arranged professionally for many Scottish bands, including Horndog Brass Band, The Katet, Brass Gumbo, The Tinderbox Orchestra, and his own project, Jacob’s Heep, performing across Europe in a wide range of venues and festivals.

Since moving to Rochester in 2017, Matt has been a part of several bands in the area, including the Silver Arrow Band, Big City Horns, Steve Balesteri and, of course, Prime Time Brass.