Born: March 19, 1994
Matt Wigler is a jazz pianist, organist, singer, and composer from Baltimore, Maryland. Born in 1994, he began playing piano at age 5, and even then revealed his talent for improvisation. At age 8, Matt met a musician at a camp who introduced him to jazz and blues, and that is when he discovered his passion. This gifted, young artist has maturity, skill and versatility well beyond his years.
Matt has performed at notable venues in the Washington DC area including the Kennedy Center, Strathmore Music Center and Blues Alley. He has also played at festivals throughout the US and Canada, including the Monterey Bay Blues Festival (CA), Beaches International Jazz Festival (Toronto), Telluride Jazz Festival (CO), DC Jazz Festival (DC), and Artscape (MD)....
“Matt’s music is far beyond his youthful years, very sophisticated, and complex, yet extremely accessible. Look for a very bright future for Mr. Wigler. Bob Putignano, President, New York Jazz and Blues Society and WFDU host
“Matt has a maturity of phrasing and a depth of ideas well beyond his age. There is an old soul in there; one that is a really great piano player.” Scott Ambush, Spyro Gyra bassist and bassist on both of Matt's CDs
“Exceptional CD…not only the quality of music but the CD as a package shows Matt’s talent and versatility.” Charles Boyer, Publisher, Jazz Blues Florida