Bio

Matt Wigton is a bassist and producer who currently resides in Nashville, TN.  As a bassist, he has toured throughout much of the world with a wide array of artists and has recorded on over 60 records including two of Pamela Rodriguez’s Latin Grammy-Nominated records: “Peru Blue” (2005) and “Reconocer ” (2012). A former resident of New York City for just under 10 years, Matt could be seen playing anything from local jazz clubs to avant-garde and off broadway shows and playing with countless indie-rock bands and singer/songwriters. He also began a fruitful recording career, recording full-length records and EPs with various artists. Since moving to Nashville, Matt has become fully immersed in the Nashville recording scene and currently stays active as a touring bassist working with James Otto, a Grammy-nominated and ACM Song of The Year Winner (2008) Nashville country singer and with the legendary singer/songwriter and 5-time Grammy winner, Christopher Cross. Matt is also an active member of the Nashville Jazz Composers Collective which is led by Dave Matthews Band saxophonist, Jeff Coffin.

As a producer, Matt produces music for TV sync and trailer formats remotely through IV Audio Branding. He is a staff composer for the music licensing house, Levelo which is based in Nashville, TN. He is also a member of The Sense (formed in 2010 in New York City) which is the writing, producing, and rhythm-section collaboration of Matt and Fred Kennedy (his longtime friend and musical counterpart). (photo by Gavin Thomas)

Tour History:

Christopher Cross (2015-present), James Otto (2015-present), Lindi Ortega (2015), Stephanie Nilles (2005-present), Dani Elliott (2012-present), Zach Brock (2002-2013), Cynthia Hopkins (2009-2013), Beat Kaestli (2008-2013), Elizabeth and The Catapult (2003-2008), The Suite Unraveling (2005-2008), Englebert Humperdinck (2013-2014), Rana Farhan (2008-2011), Louise Aubrie (2009-2013)

 

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