bassplayer, composer and musician b.1975, Trondheim, Norway.
Mats plays in a number of different bands and constellations in Norway and internationally, such as the Tord Gustavsen Ensemble (ECM)
the Source (ECM) with Trygve Seim, Øyvind Brække, Per Oddvar Johansen, drums,
dutch pianist Wolfert Brederode Quartet (ECM)
He has also recently released "SkyDive" featuring Tore Brunborg, Thomas Dahl, Olavi Louhivuori and Alexi Tuomarila.
Prior to that he released "Elegy" (2010) featuring the dutch pianist Harmen Fraanje and drummer Thomas Strønen.
Short Stories (2007)
Radio Yonder (2009)
Elegy (2010)(Harmen Fraanje, Thomas Strønen)
He has participated on numerous recordings with among others Solveig Slettahjell, The Source, Tord Gustavsen, Parish, Sonny Simmons,
Kornstad trio, Food, Dingobats, Håvard Wiik trio, Jacob Young,
Vigleik Storaas and Trondheim JazzOrchestra.
He has also had the opportunity of performing with artists such as
Pat Metheney, Joshua Redman, Lee Konitz, Bobo Stenson, Kenny Wheeler, Tomasz Stanko, Chris Speed.