Matt Smith, Guitar, Upright Bass, Cello
Matt is a bassist, composer and educator. He earned his Masters of Music in Jazz Studies and and Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He is an Adjunct Professor at Atlantic Cape College and teaches lessons in piano, bass, guitar, drums, strings, music theory and ear training to all ages and skill levels throughout New Jersey. He currently performs with and leads multiple groups that range in genre and style. As an avid composer, he leads and composes for his avant-garde jazz trio and is an advocate for the preservation of jazz tradition and education, as well as the importance of the music's progression and evolution.