Matt Finders is a bassist, composer/arranger and educator living in Livermore, CA. He spent 17 years as a member of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Band (on trombone). During that period, Matt started his Jazz Labb programs to keep his students playing during the summer.
On the Tonight Show, Matt wrote over 400 arrangements for the band and continues to write for the Jazz Labb groups each session. Besides local instruction, Matt works as a guest clinician/adjudicator. Recent venues include San Ramon Valley, Campana, and Reno Jazz Festivals.