Matt Gordy is a drummer/percussionist who draws from a variety of music genres. His professional experience ranges from the classical orchestras of South America, specifically in Venezuela where he was the principal timpanist of the Maracaibo Symphony Orchestra for almost 9 years. And also in the U.S., where he has performed with the Boston Symphony/Boston Pops, Boston Lyric Opera and Boston Ballet. He is also comfortable playing such Broadway shows as Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon. His background also includes performances with Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Brian Wilson, YES, and Mose Allison to name a few. He resides in Los Angeles.