Born: July 2, 1945
Mat Marucci is an active performer, author, educator, and clinician listed in Who's Who In America, International Who's Who In Music (Cambridge, England) and the Institute of Jazz Studies (Rutgers University). His performing credits include jazz greats Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, James Moody, Eddie Harris, Buddy De Franco, Les McCann, Pharoah Sanders, and John Tchicai among others. He has eight critically acclaimed recordings to his credit as a leader and others as a sideman, including those with John Tchicai and Jimmy Smith and is also the author of several books on drumming for both Lewis Music and Mel Bay Publications. Many of his books and recordings have garnered four and five stars in various trade magazines including Jazz Times, Jazziz, Modern Drummer and Downbeat....
AwardsArtscapes 2003 Grant Recipient - Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission Recording Grant - Samuel C. Allen Foundation (2003) Nomination For Intruction Book Of The Year - Drum! Magazine (2007)
Avant BopECM Records
Who Do Voo DooECM Records
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