MATT WILSON (drums) is recognized for his melodic drumming style as well as being a composer, bandleader, producer, radio host, and teaching artist. He has appeared on more than 350 recordings as a sideman, and he has released 14 acclaimed recordings as a leader. His most recent are Gathering Call with the Matt Wilson Quartet and guest pianist John Medeski, and An Attitude for Gratitude with another of his quartets, Arts and Crafts. His other ensembles are Christmas Tree-O, Topsy Turvy, and the Carl Sandburg Project. He has also been in bands led by Joe Lovano, John Scofield, Lee Konitz, Bob Stewart, Ron Miles, Ted Nash, and Dena DeRose, among others. Wilson was recently named the artistic director for jazz at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University.
His website is mattwilsonjazz.com.