Born: July 22, 1980
Mat Jodrell is one of the outstanding fresh new voices in Jazz today. Originally born in Perth, Western Australia, Mat is now based in New York City, completing his Masters degree at the prestigious Juilliard School. Before relocating to America, he was one of the most in-demand trumpet players in Australia. Mat was featured on numerous albums, released and toured his debut recording ‘Blues In The Night’, and toured extensively throughout the world.
Mat has received numerous accolades for his tender years, including the NFAA Clifford Brown/Stan Getz Fellowship (five finalists chosen worldwide), the Young Australian of the Year Awards, the James Morrison scholarship for most outstanding young Australian Jazz instrumentalist, and the Bob Wyllie scholarship for best graduating student. ...
1996 - IAJE/NFAA Clifford Brown/Stan Getz Fellowship
1998 - James Morrison Scholarship
1998 - Young Australian of the Year for WA
1998-1999 - Australian National Academy of Music
2000 - Bob Wyllie Scholarship for best graduating student
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Vitoria, Spain Jam Session with Ronnie Matthews, Alvin Queen and Shane Pooley