Matt Cooper

 

Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper

Photo by Jose Lasheras http://joselasheras.com/

Matt Cooper came to prominence in the 1990’s through his first music project “OUTSIDE” (producing and releasing with Dorado Records), which helped him gain a worldwide reputation and international critical acclaim (OUTSIDE’s ‘To Forgive But Not Forget’ has gone on to become a Drum and Bass standard).

Matt has toured the world extensively, performing with acts such as David Sylvian, Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse, CeeLo Green, Anastasia, Lulu and Chaka Khan, Mario Biondi, Dionne Bromfield, Jason Derulo, Deborah Bond, The PB UndergroundOmar and Incognito (joined in 2002. He is the musical director for Incognito, and has co-written and co-produced the last six albums released by this legendary Jazz-Funk band)

Matt is a sought-after writer and producer in his own right, working with such respected artists as Freddie Hubbard, Sly and RobbiePaul Weller, Jill Scott, Bebel Gilberto, Miguel Migs, Masters at Work, Rassaan Patterson, Donald Byrd, Don Blackman, Terry CallierRonnie Laws, Russell Watson and Shalamar, to name a few. Matt has also produced D*Note’s last 4 albums and Jhelisa Anderson’s (Carleen Anderson’s cousin) debut album Galactica Rush. Further recording success has come with fellow collaborator Jez Colin (who has produced/re-mixed Bjork, Sade and Stevie Wonder), on a new Latin dance project aptly named ‘The Latin Project’ fearing Terence Trent D’Arby (aka Sananda Maitreya)– the first single of which was remixed by Masters At Work and Incognito and has since been nominated for a Grammy in the Remix category as well as hitting No.1 in the Billboard Club/Radio Play Chart.