Born: September 9, 1981
Matt Peterson’s unique melodic and rhythmic approach to playing the bass has made him an important fixture on the Twin Cities jazz scene. He studied music at the University of Minnesota Duluth and relocated to Minneapolis in 2004. Since his arrival, he quickly became an in demand bassist. He regularly plays with Ingo Bethke, the Zacc Harris Trio, Monk in Motian and Robert Bell’s Hot Swing Combo. In addition to these groups, Peterson has shared the stage with countless others including Tanner Taylor, Jay Epstein, Arne Fogel, Nancy Harms, John Starkey, the Twin Cities Hot Club and more.