TAI Music - Matt Frazier
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Matt Frazier - Drummer
Matt Frazier - Drummer
provides a solid, steady pulse with creative fills and great energy."
Music Connection Magazine
plays with energy, musicianship, and has a toehold on the groove - lots of talent."
belongs in the studio.
Matt Frazier is a song-oriented drummer and percussionist with extensive experience in arena, studio, club, show, and casual contexts.
working-class middle-American roots influence every aspect of his
"I'm a no nonsense guy and that's how I play drums," Matt
finds efficiency in simplicity, giving exactly what's essential, never overwhelming the listener with needless information.
That philosophy combines with solid time, tasteful finesse, a wide variety of dynamics and textures, and an astute artistic sensitivity to result in a distinct and highly sought after sound.
Band mates frequently comment on Matt's conscientious approach to music and life.
"I play a supportive role as a drummer and that's the way I like it.
Anything I can do to make the band and the lead voice or instrument sound better is what I try to do.
Add great ears and well developed sight reading skills to Matt's
list of qualities and it's understandable how he's
been able to work in so many different musical contexts covering virtually all styles of Pop, Rock, R & B, Soul, Blues, Jazz, Latin and Country.
Matt's playing can be heard on TV shows like Bravo's "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and Spike TV's "10 Things Every Guy Should Experience.
has also worked in the studio with new artists like retro rocker Andy McCutcheon (produced by Brad Gilderman) and has performed live with classic R&B acts like Billy Paul, Friends of Distinction, GQ, Heatwave, and Gene Chandler.
Other credits include: Barbara Lewis; Malo; Barbara Mason; Blue Magic; Joe Bataan; The Originals; Sonny Ozuna; The Wayne Foster Orchestra; The Ms. Kentucky Pageant; and Actors Theatre of Louisville.
In addition to being a passionate musician, Matt is a well-studied professional.
has studied with some of the best drummers in the world: Kenny Aronoff (Smashing Pumpkins, John Mellencamp, Melissa Etheridge); Jeff Hamilton (Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra); and Jeff McAllister (Duke Robillard, Hank Williams Jr., Lynyrd Skynyrd).
is available for work in the Seattle area or for travel.
U.S. passport is up to date.
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