Matt Slocum is one of the great Jazz drummers in the US right now. His terrific new release, Sanctuary, highlights his abilities as a drummer and composer within this record's trio setting. On episode 070, Jamie catches up with Matt to discuss his beginnings as a drummer in Wisconsin, his move to Los Angeles to study at USC's Thornton School of Music, then his move to New York where he has been an in-demand drummer for the past several years. In this interview, Matt shares lots of great experiences, advice, and insight into his career and the new release. He is not only a wealth of musical and drumming knowledge, but he is an open book about the new release and his career. This is an episode of The Drum Shuffle that everyone will certainly want to hear.
May 22, 2019