Matthew has received awards of excellence from the University of Montana for his musical work with theater and dance. He has studied East Indian and West African music for the past 18 years with a variety of teachers, including Mukesh Desai from India and Abdoul Doumbia from Mali, West Africa. Matthew has experience and training in jazz, classical, and Hindustani vocal technique and is also an accomplished jazz and classical guitarist. As a recording artist, he has released projects with Drum Brothers and Mandir as well as two solo recordings. A dedicated and charismatic educator, Matthew has a passion for rhythm, musical relationships, and the therapeutic and community building aspects of music. He teaches classes and clinics in voice, rhythm, and hand drumming throughout the United States and Canada.
More about Matthew: drumbrothers.com
Starting Soon! Join Matthew & Tracy of Drum Brothers for weekly online classes. The classes are featuring live djembe and dundun accompaniment and 2 camera angles which will help show hand positions. Learn more and sign up here.
Matthew will also be part of the annual Mindful Unplug at the Feathered Pipe Ranch, July 24 – 31, 2021. Join us!