Matthew Buckner is a drummer, composer and producer hailing from Minneapolis, MN. A recent graduate of the University of Miami Frost School of Music, Matthew performed as part of the Brian Lynch Artists Ensemble, as well as with the Downbeat Award winning trio, #Bicmnrosfulmfrenh with David Leon and Lowell Ringel. He has performed around the US and Canada as part of the Ariel Pocock group, including performances at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Quebec City International Jazz Festival, and the 2014 Jazz Cruise. In February 2016, Matt was a guest artist and clinician at the University of Alaska Anchorage Jazz Week. He recently recorded an album of original and improvised music, Wabi Sabi, in Minneapolis with Chris Bates and Joe Strachan as part of the collaborative trio, Inventions and Dimensions. Matthew now resides in Tampa, FL, and performs throughout Central and South Florida.