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Matt Cook

About this Artist

Matt Cook is a GRAMMY® Award winning percussionist based in Los Angeles, CA. He is known for his work with the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, the experimental classical ensemble WildUP, and microtonal band PARTCH. He is also involved in projects ranging from folk rock music to jazz and international ensembles. Matt’s work is heard on studio and film recordings but is often seen in live performance at major concert venues across the country.

As an educator, Matt has been a featured clinician and performer at several universities including Stanford, The San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the University of Southern California. He also presents at events like the Percussive Arts Society’s International Convention and the American Composers Jazz Institute. Matt currently teaches percussion at Ventura and Fullerton Colleges and his virtual percussion course can be taken on where he takes students through all of the basic aspects of percussion and rhythm.