Matt's Drum Lessons

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About Matt

Matthew Hanson is a drummer based in Perth, Western Australia.  Matt has published his own drum book, Rockin’ in Rhythm, and teaches privately from his home studio in Landsdale.

Matt has performed with: Harry Deluxe, Johnny Law & the Pistol Packin’ Daddies, Rusty Pinto & the Dragstrip Trio, the Isolites, Adam Hall & the Velvet Playboys, Big Jay McNeely, Pat Capocci, Pia Anderson, Jessie Gordon, Amber Foxx, Hank’s Jalopy Demons, Scotty Baker, Big Sandy, Alemay Fernandez, Richard Jackson.

Matt has appeared with Johnny Law & the Pistol Packin’ Daddies: I’ll Get it Right! (2007); Rusty Pinto: Presstone Rockabilly Vol. 4;  Johnny Law: Without Reason (2012); Rusty Pinto: I Don’t Feel Welcome Here, (2012); the Isolites: Shake It Up! (2013); Adam Hall the Velvet Playboys: The Rhythm Spectacular: The Music of Beyonce (2014), With You (2016).


with Johnny Law & the Pistol Packin’ Daddies, Italy, 2012
Summer Jamboree, Senegallia

International Tours

  • June 2017 Germany, Poland, Malaysia with Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys
  • 2017 SingJazz Festival Singapore with Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys
  • June 2016 Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Malaysia with Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys
  • October 2015 Hong Kong with Musica Viva in Schools, with Adam Hall and the Velvet Players
  • June 2015 Germany, Belgium, Singapore tour With Adam Hall
  • July 2014 Germany and Singapore tour with Adam Hall & the Velvet Playboys
  • June 2014 Rockabilly Rave (UK) with Scotty Baker and Hank’s Jalopy Demons
  • November 2012 UK and Belgium with Pat Capocci
  • November 2012 Rhythm Riot (UK) with Rusty Pinto
  • August 2012 Germany and Italy with Johnny Law
  • June 2010 Ink-N-Iron Festival California with Rusty & the Dragstrip Trio
  • December 2006 Germany tour with Johnny Law & the Pistol Packin’ Daddies

Other Experiences

  • Big Sandy, Perth, 2015
  • Amber Foxx, Perth and Geraldton tour 2012, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane 2014
  • Big Jay McNeely, Perth 2012 and 2013
  • The Cuban Young Guns (Lazaro Numa Pompa, Pablo Calzado, Camila Cortina Bello of the Bueno Vista Social Club) at Jazz by the Bay, and PSAS Art Space
  • Harry Deluxe (& the Cap Gun Johnnies), Australia
  • The Continentals, original member
  • Pat Capocci, Australia, UK, and Belgium tour
  • Pia Andersen, Australian shows