Matt Booth is a bassist, composer, and educator based in Durham NC. Over the last decade, he has worked continuously in a wide range of groups and in various musical styles, both in his previous home of New Orleans, and touring around the world. He has a forthcoming album with a new quintet project, and has released numerous albums over the years as a co-leader of the piano trio Extended, his quartet Palindromes, and the guitar trio Some Antics. Booth’s pursuits have led to performances at standout festivals such as the Ottawa Jazz Festival, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, South by Southwest, and the Burlington Jazz Festival, and has been twice nominated by Offbeat Magazine for the Best Bass Player award. In addition to his regular groups, he performs nationally as a member of the band led by celebrated New Orleans R&B organist/pianist John “Papa” Gros. Booth has accompanied an eclectic variety of artists including Aurora Nealand, Anders Osborne, Cyrille Aimee, Johnny Vidacovich, Leo Nocentelli, Sean Jones, Irma Thomas, John Sinclair, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, and Mike Dillon.