Buzz About Matt

“Matt Eakle is a monster.” Mark O’Connor

“Matt Eakle is playing at a spectacularly high level of melodic invention.”
David Grisman

“Matt Eakle on flute sounded like a reincarnation of Roland Kirk, playing heavily vocalized, stabbing, dramatic flute flights.”
Norman Weinstein, allaboutjazz.com

“Eakle is a through and through jazz cat, as he demonstrates on his new CD, “Hardly Work.”
David Becker, Bay Area Jazz Examiner

“Matt Eakle kicks some serious Latin butt as flutist and composer.”
livedownloads.com

To Matt ~ “You got your ax? Well, break it out!”
Jerry Garcia

About Matt Eakle’s CD, “Flute Jazz” (Acoustic Disc)

“There’s plenty here to get excited about. Eakle pushes harmony to the brink of implosion.”
Nate Guidry, Jazz Times

“This is totally acoustic music of the highest quality, recommended without reservation.”
Jim Newson, All Music Guide

“Anyone who has seen Matt Eakle perform with the David Grisman Quintet is aware of the fiery passion he brings to his playing.”
Paul Liberatore, The Marin Independent Journal