Matson earned his Masters degree in Jazz Studies from The University of
California in 1998. A staple with the Disneyland music department since
1992, Matt has
lent his talents to such groups as The Disneyland Band, The Orleans Street
Dickens Brass Band, and the All American College Orchestra. He also acted as
manager for Disney’s Magic Music Days.
Matt is active in the percussion community as a teacher,
composer and drum line coach. Whether
arranging for drum lines or choreographing for major competitions, Matt’s
to young musicians are wide reaching and well known.
Matt has performed with a variety of music’s best and
brightest, including: Michael
Kamen, Nell Carter, Betty Buckley, Carol Channing and Hal Linden.