Mat is an instrumental performer and composer who writes music for TV and film, and produces latin prog rock music for a small cult audience. Emphasis on the word small. His past work has encompassed a wide range of collaborations and solo commissions, within orchestral, choral, dance, percussive and jazz music. He co-founded and directed the Carnival Arts company, Sambawamba (1994 – 2006), which introduced thousands of people to Samba across the UK and beyond. He currently divides his time between writing for the band, writing his own production music and running workshops.