Trumpet, Flugelhorn, MD, Vocals and Arranger

Matt Holland has been performing all around the world for the past 20 years with established Artists including Lisa Stansfield, Van Morrison, Marti Pellow, The Hoosiers and Burt Bacharach.

He has also performed on Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing on Ice and an Xfactor Final with Robbie Wiliams.

Matt toured extensively with Van Morrison performing over 1000 gigs and recording 8 albums and in 2003 – 2006 also acted as his Musical Director.

Beside his own music being featured on Jazz FM, he has also recorded Grammy Award winning Albums with singers as diverse as Ray Charles and Daniel Beddingfield.

His journey has also taken him into Londons Westend and he has recorded tracks for films, TV shows and Adverts.

Matt has been an active member of Ronnie Scotts All Stars and performed with Leo Sayer, Lulu, Shakin Stevens, Robin Gibb, Ollie Murs and also MD’d a big band project with Paul Young , a UK Tour with Ben E King as well as a tribute to Bobby Blue Bland at the Royal Albert Hall featuring Van Morrison, Paul Carrack and Mick Hucknall..

Recent works have included recording with Roger Daltry , Tanita Tikaram and gigs with Katrina ( Ex Katrina and the Waves), Seasick Steve, Steve Winwood and Jazz legend Roy Ayers as well as an appearance in the Hollywood movie

“ My Week With Marilyn” and recently toured with the long awaited reunion of Wet Wet Wet.

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