Matt Slocum (born Matthew Dutot Slocum) is a keyboardist who collaborates predominantly with southern jazz, funk, fusion and blues musicians. He has worked with Susan Tedeschi, Jimmy Herring, and Allman Brothers bassist Oteil Burbridge, among many others.
Slocum's musical career includes collaboration with Jimmy Herring, Susan Tedeschi, The Lee Boys, and Oteil and the Peacemakers the solo project of Allman Brothers’ bassist Oteil Burbridge, Chris Fryar, John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension, Gary Husband, James Hunter, Ron Holloway, The Allman Brothers, producer George Drakoulias, Derek Trucks, Jeff Sipe, Kofi Burbridge, Victor Wooten, Mark Kimbrell, Lee Roy Parnell, Robben Ford, Rich Robinson, Col. Bruce Hampton and the Code Talkers, Col. Bruce, Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit.
He was born in Newton, MA. He began studying classical piano at the age of 8 at the South Shore Conservatory of Music in Boston. When he was 14, he moved to Alabama where he was accepted to the Alabama School of Fine Arts. In the summer of 1991, he attended the Berklee College of Music Summer Performance Program, and was ranked among the top 10 in the entire summer student body.
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