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Tom Matta Big Band

Tom Matta’s body of work as a musician spans an impressive spectrum of genres, styles, and disciplines – and as such, is a highly sought-after bass trombonist, composer, arranger and educator in the Chicagoland area and nationally. An Associate Professor of Jazz Studies at DePaul University, Thomas teaches courses in Jazz Composition and Arranging, Applied Tenor and Bass Trombone, and directs the DePaul Jazz Orchestra. He is the founder and leader of the Tom Matta Big Band, a stellar ensemble comprised of a veritable “who’s who” in Chicago jazz. His compositions and arrangements are available from Kendor Music, Doug Beach Music, the UNC Jazz Press, and Andel Editions. He is a proud member of the Chicago Federation of Musicians (AFM Local 10-208) and ASCAP.