A distinctive new voice in a crowded scene’ (BBC Music Magazine), saxophonist Matt Carmichael is a product of Glasgow’s thriving jazz scene. He has been writing and performing his own music since his teens performing at Celtic Connections, Ronnie Scott’s, Latitude Festival, Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival and was a finalist in the televised BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020.
Matt released his debut album ‘Where Will The River Flow’ in March 2021 to critical acclaim throughout Europe including a 5 star review in BBC Music Magazine and gaining over 2 million streams.
Following the release Matt was invited as a guest soloist with the Grammy Award winning WDR Big Band in Cologne with his music being arranged by Bob Mintzer. His music has been described as a ‘strikingly organic synthesis of lyrical Jazz and Scottish Folk’ - his second album will be coming out in Autumn 2022 featuring Charlie Stewart (fiddle), Fergus McCreadie (piano), Ali Watson (bass) and Tom Potter (drums).