mattSaxophonist, clarinetist, ethnic-woodwind specialist and composer Matt Darriau has made several innovative contributions to the New York music scene. His background in the fertile and eclectic milieu of the New England Conservatory of Music’s Third Stream Program in the 1980’s and his continued practice of jazz, balkan, klezmer and celtic folk idioms, have helped shape his esthetic and passion for creating new and unusual music.