His innovative style is supported by a career that has spanned genres from jazz to punk, folk to electronica.
Based in London, Matt's current projects include jazz group The Matt Chandler Trio with Jason Simpson on double bass and Sophie Alloway on drums, and electro-funk band Pest who regularly play live shows around London and have releases on Ninja Tune records.
In 2009 Matt independently released his debut album “After Midnight” and followed this up in 2011 with his second, “It Goes Like This”.
“tight, well played…’After Midnight’ impressed” Jazz UK
“unusually lyrical, leisurely and assured…A promising debut” Jazzwise
“an excellent trio record full of absorbing compositions and superlative playing…[‘After Midnight’] is an unpretentious swinging, grooving album that should appeal to all jazz guitar fans” The Jazz Mann
“‘It Goes like This’…texturally adventurous…strong funky vibe…Chandler has a nice way with melody” Jazzwise
It Goes Like This "a powerful collection of original numbers......could well become bebop classics" London Jazz CD review
It Goes Like This "flowing lines and figures reminiscent of Martino, Metheny and Benson" Just Jazz Guitar Magazine