SARA GEE & RAMBLIN MATT ENGLISH / SPANISH DOSSIER - Page 6

RAMBLIN MATT: Born Mateo Garcia in May 1966 in Valencia, Spain. Matt has been involved in bands and performing since the early eighties. Right now is one half of the upcomin band based in Dénia (Alicante) Sara Gee & Ramblin Matt, with six albums since 2013 along her partner in life Sara Gee. Matt is a composer, arranger, guitar and slide player and singer and his first bands were rockabilly outfits in a time when only few dared to play this type of music in Spain, with bands like The Teddy Terribles, The Dalton Brothers and Ruzafa's Incorregibles. He formed Blackmailers with soul brother and gifted guitar player, “Silver”, in 1998 after returning of living in the US for five years (Chicago, LA, Austin). Later he lived for two years in Africa (Zanzíbar, DarEs Salaam, El Cairo) where he played and interacted with many african musicians. Between 2006 and 2013 he has been a performing musician in London with his Vintage Rockabilly trio LosJailbreakers, as a solitary act or with The Ramblin' Matt Trio. Meanwhile in London he also was the guitar player of Xsara, with gigs in venues such as the famed 100 Club in Oxford Street or Mondo Waterrats and also recorded the guitar in her first album. Matt also was the lead guitar player of the Earth Defender Band, a combo of up to twelve Jamaican and West Indian musicians playing Reggae, Lovers Rock and Old School Ska, backing up a pack of artists including Errol Dunkley and Christine Joy White. Email: ramblingee@outlook.com Telephone: 685 354 431 / 622 003 110 Official Website: http://sarageeandtheramblers.jimdo.com Página 6 de 10