Writing a biography is sometimes hard when you are trying to describe a lifetime of music and performances in a few paragraphs, but here is a few to give you some idea of Matt’s career to date.
Matt lives and tours out of N.S.W but his musical life has taken him from the west of Sydney to countless cities and towns all over the world. Matt’s unique style of guitar playing and songwriting has landed him on stages with everyone from Tommy Emmanuel, Pat Kirtley, Hussy Hicks (Julz Parker and Leesa Gentz), Minnie Marks to Willie Nelson and many more.
Matt has spent time living in Kentucky in the United States. During that time he performed at many festivals and events across the country from Nashville to LA performing on the college circuit, countless radio and TV shows with his younger brother Pauly.
During Matt's time in the States he performed on the now world renowned “Acoustic Guitar Masters” series of concerts in Kentucky. This concert series features the world’s finest acoustic guitarists from all over the world.
Matt is an innovative singer/songwriter/ multi instrumentalist with a swag of stories, songs and a guitar style unique to himself.
A Matt Zarb performance is fun for all ages! It’s exciting, full of kicking, stomping, hectic guitar playing, harmonica, mandolin, ukulele, songs of his life and times and happy go lucky stuff that will just get you singing along.