Matt Darriau

Matt Darriau (born in Bloomington, Indiana), is a Balkan, klezmer, Celtic and jazz musician. His most notable work is with Balkan rhythm quartet Paradox Trio, The Klezmatics, and Orange Then Blue.[1]

Other musical projects include Ballin' the Jack, Yo Lateef, Disastro Totale (with Yuri Lemeshev), Whirligig, Celtic Eclectic, CCMD (with Cinema Cinema), and Shabbes Elevator.

Darriau grew up listening to Balkan, Israeli, and other styles of world music. He moved to Boston to study at the New England Conservatory of Music in the third stream program. He now resides in New York City.


with The Klezmatics

with Paradox Trio

with Ballin' the Jack

With Jon Madof's Zion80


  1. Lynch, Dave. "Matt Darriau | Biography & History | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  2. "Matt Darriau | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 November 2016.

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