Matt Nowlin is a jazz trumpeter and composer living in Chicago, Illinois. He received his degree in Jazz Studies from Indiana University. He has led, composed for, or performed with several groups, ranging from small group jazz and big band swing to hip hop and folk. His favorite musical personalities are Paul Simon, Neil Young, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Ravel, Jimmie Lunceford, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. He may or may not name his first child, due in May, after Thelonious Monk.
1976 Bach Stradivarius 43