Matt Garrison


Birthday June 2, 1970

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace New York

Age 53 years old

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Jazz bassist known for his recordings as a bandleader, like 2004's Shapeshifter. He has also been a prolific sideman.

Before Fame

He first appeared as a sideman with New York Jazz Guerrilla in 1992.


He invented his own "pizzicato" bass technique, which involves plucking with four fingers.

Family Life

His father is famed double bassist Jimmy Garrison.

Associated With

He was a sideman for legendary jazz artist Herbie Hancock on 2002's Future 2 Future Live.