Matt McDonough is one of the UK’s most solid session drummers. Armed with a background in jazz, reggae, rock, opera, funk, and orchestral, Matt has been wowing audiences around the globe for years with an impressive variety of groups. Some of his notable stops have included extensive touring with the renowned Canadian group Barrage, as well as work with artists ranging from Wishbone Ash to jazz crooner Gary Williams. Matt’s attention to groove, musicality, and diversity in styles has led to him being called on by many artists and groups in order to provide a solid backbone for their music.
Matt has been touring almost constantly since 2000, appearing on stage and TV in over 25 Countries, including shows in every American state except for Hawaii. To say he’s kept busy is an understatement: at one point Matt played as many as 336 shows in under four months. Matt is currently based out of London, where he works primarily as a session drummer. His recent work includes recording with The Bridge band, as well as splitting time between London and Los Angeles with Jenny Lynn Smith. More info about Matt, including videos, can be found at his website, www.mattmcdonough.co.uk.