Welcome!

Look around and you’ll find CDs, videos, Matt Eakle Photos and music featuring Matt Eakle performing in wildly diverse styles and contexts. From Grammy-nominated appearances on CDs with David Grisman, Jerry Garcia and Alison Brown, to videos of concert performances, Bach to Rock – it’s all here.

You can purchase the Matt Eakle Band’s CD, Hardly Work, Matt’s trio CD, Flute Jazz, and his Daily Finger Exercises for the Jazz Flutist. Find out when Matt is playing, contact Matt about concerts, recordings, workshops, or lessons – or just say hello!

Buzz About Matt

  • To Matt ~ “You got your ax? Well, break it out!”
    Jerry Garcia
  • “Matt Eakle kicks some serious Latin butt as flutist and composer.”
    livedownloads.com
  • “Matt Eakle on flute sounded like a reincarnation of Roland Kirk, playing heavily vocalized, stabbing, dramatic flute flights.”
    Norman Weinstein, allaboutjazz.com
  • “This is totally acoustic music of the highest quality, recommended without reservation.”
    Jim Newson, All Music Guide
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  • “Eakle is a through and through jazz cat, as he demonstrates on his new CD, “Hardly Work.”
    David Becker, Bay Area Jazz Examiner
  • “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
  • “Matt Eakle is playing at a spectacularly high level of melodic invention.”
    David Grisman
  • “Matt Eakle is a monster.”
    Mark O’Connor