Matt Garrison

Bass Player

New York City, United States

The son of Jimmy Garrison, the bassist for John Coltrane, Matthew Garrison grew up immersed in the world of jazz. A talent well in advance of his years, the young Garrison earned a full ride to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Later moving to New York City, Garrison’s lightning fingers and staggering precision established him among the top session musicians in the city’s jazz-fusion scene. He has performed and recorded with Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Joni Mitchell, Steve Coleman, Pat Metheny, John Mclaughlin, The Gil Evans Orchestra, John Scofield, Chaka Khan, and The Saturday Night Live Band. In 1998, Garrison founded Garrison Jazz Productions. He currently teaches and resides in Brooklyn. Matt Garrison joined OneBeat 2012 in NYC at Roulette.