Matt Starr

Ace Frehley, Mr. Big

Matt Starr

Matt Starr is a drummer, singer, producer and public speaker. As a drummer, Matt has built a reputation for working with some of rock & roll's most influential musicians including Mr Big, Ace Frehley (KISS), Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow) as well as members of Guns 'n Roses, Bon Jovi and Whitesnake.

In the studio Matt has recorded with producers Jimmy Bralower (VP A&R Atlantic Records, Madonna, Mick Jagger, Joan Jett), Toby Wright (Metallica, Alice In Chains, Korn), Mike Chapman (Blondie, The Knack, The Sweet), Dave Bianco (AC/DC, Tom Petty, KISS), Anthony Focx (Aerosmith, Foreigner) and Warren Huart (Aerosmith, The Fray).

Matt's column "The BIG Deal with Matt Starr" in Drumhead Magazine helps musicians navigate the music business as well as understand the difference between "playing a drum roll and getting paid to play a drum roll'. His workshop Turning Passion Into A Career has taken Matt around the world speaking to musicians and non-musicians in both academic and corporate settings.