Film – Theater – Dance
Matt’s compositional work for film, theater, dance has been supported by numerous grants and commissions, including awards from Chamber Music America (2005, 2007), Arts International, the National Endowment for the Arts, Mass Council on the Arts. JAZZIZ magazine (ca 2000) named him one of the 150 most influential jazz musicians of the last 15 years for is work in bringing balkan sounds and technics to jazz. He has recorded and performed with David Byrne, Marc Ribot, Roberto Rodriguez, Itzhak Perlman, Ken Butler, Ben Folds Five and many others in the New York and world scene. In addition to his work with Paradox Trio and Orange Then Blue, Darriau has performed in a number of other contexts.