Drummer, Songwriter and Producer Matt Chamberlain is an in demand performer and studio musician whose eclectic talents found him working in various genres from rock to classical, jazz, and the avant-garde. He has appeared on albums/tours by David Bowie, Fiona Apple, Bob Dylan, The Master Musicians of Jajouka, Soundgarden, Bill Frisell, Robert Fripp, Tori Amos, Zola Jesus, Morrissey, Phantogram, Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen, Neko Case, Miranda Lambert, Frank Ocean, Elton John, Pearl Jam, Brad Mehldau, Danny Elfman, Keith Urban, Randy Newman and many others, as well as soundtrack work with Hans Zimmer, Marco Beltrami, Jóhann Jóhannsson and Jon Brion.
Awards and other work.. He has won Modern Drummer Magazine’s Studio Drummer Of The Year in 2016 and 2019 and has 2 CMA’s for drummer of the year in 2013 and 2019
in 2019 and 2020 he was Musical Director for The More Music @ The Moore Theatre in Seattle WA..
Matt is endorses and proudly plays Yamaha Drums and Hardware, Paiste Cymbals, Remo Drumheads and Regal Tip Sticks.
In 2005, he made his solo debut with the eponymous Matt Chamberlain album on Trey Spruance’s Web Of Mimicry label. He then helped to create Floratone with guitarist Bill Frisell and made 2007’s Floratone 1 and Floratone 2 in 2012. In 2012 he also released his follow up solo record, Company 23 on his own Yanki Arc Record Label. Chamberlain was also a founding member of the Improvisational group-“The Slow Music Project” with Bill Rieflin (Keyboards,Electronic drums), Robert Fripp (Guitar), Peter Buck (Guitar), Hector Zazou (synths) and Fred Chalenor on bass..In 2014 he played with Soundgarden for their world tour.. In 2016 Chamberlain also released his third solo record, Comet B on his own Yanki Arc Records.
" Why Remo? There really isn’t anything else that works for me…. " -Matt Chamberlain