Matt Zebroski began playing drums professionally at age 16 in Pittsburgh, PA. at 18, Matt moved to New York to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. There he studied with some of the world’s most notable jazz musicians including Billy Hart, John Riley, Charlie Persip, and Richie Beirach. Matt quickly developed into a highly accomplished player and instructor, taught private lessons in New York, and conducted clinics at the Litchfield Jazz Camp and in Mexico. While at the New School, Matt met guitarist Alex Skolnick, of Testament. in 2001 the two formed the Alex Skolnick Trio. They have since recorded five studio albums and toured worldwide as a headliner and with the guitar duo Rodrigo Y Gabriella, playing historic venues such as Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the Olympia Theater in Paris, and Shepherd’s Bush in London. AST is currently recording a new record for a 2022 release.
Matt has also had the pleasure of recording/performing with such artists as Lew Soloff, Bonnie Tyler, multi-platinum songwriter Jim Steinman, Grammy nominated cellist Dave Eggar, metal band Ikillya, Broadway star Rob Evan, Philippe Quint, Matt Herskowitz, Miles Davis keyboardist/producer Adam Holzman, and Grammy award winning Polka artist Alex Meixner. Matt is also a founding member of the group the Flail, a jazz quintet that has toured all over the U.S. and Europe, playing concerts at jazz at Vienne And Marseille Jazz Festival. He has toured across the U.S. and China with Broadway Rox, an exciting Broadway/rock musical review produced by Rob Evan and Thomas Schilling. He has also been working with world renowned violinist Daisy Jopling, promoting her album “Awakening” with a tour of 23 cities in China and performing in Europe at the world famous Musikverein Hall in Vienna. Matt continues to work on developing his style in a way that seamlessly incorporates all different aspects and styles of music.