Up-Coming Recording Project

Up-Coming Recording Project

In February 2019 Mat will enter the studio again to record with Will Vinson (saxophone), James Muller (guitar), Sam Anning (bass) and Ben Vanderwal (drums).

This project enlists the talents of five heavyweights of the world Jazz scene. Featuring 100% original music, this album will showcase Australian music and some of its finest exponents.

The band hails from all over Australia and the globe. After many years based in NYC, Mat Jodrell and Sam Anning now reside in Melbourne. Will Vinson is originally from the UK, but has been based in NYC for 10+ years now. James Muller is based in Adelaide, and Ben Vanderwal in Perth. They will be all converging on South Australia and Wizard Tone Studios to combine their talents for a very special record.

In the realm of Australian music, specifically Jazz, this album promises to be a very important addition to the body of work. The musicians chosen here all exist on the world stage, and getting them all in one room at one time to document new music is a rare feat.

To get involved in this project, go HERE to make a fully tax deductable contribution via the Australian Cultural Fund.

NEW ALBUM      'Echoes Of Harlem'       now available!

NEW ALBUM 'Echoes Of Harlem' now available!

In 2015 Mat recorded with one of the greatest trios in Jazz today - Frank Kimbrough on piano, Jay Anderson on bass, and Lewis Nash on drums. The material chosen was eclectic, drawing on Mat's love of Louis Armstrong, Hank Jones, Harold Mabern, Jimmy Rowles, Ennio Morricone and more, as well as his own compositional skill. The session was recorded in the famous Sear Sound studios in midtown Manhattan and was mixed by Brian Montgomery and mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound, NYC.