Matteo was born in Lanciano, Italy and he graduated from Conservatorie “G.Braga” of Teramo (Bachelor degree in classical piano) and Conservatoire “L. D’Annunzio” of Pescara (Master degree in jazz piano) cum laude. His style is very descriptive using a vocabulary of different sounds from different styles, sometimes even quite distant from each other but always with something in common.
In his influences it’s possible to hear Classical, Jazz, Metal, D&B but always played with the same instrument. Matteo’s music has been influenced by Prokofiev, Liszt, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Jelly Roll Morton, Metallica, Megadeth, Goldie, and Infected Mushroom.
He has played in many cities with Santino Spinelli, including Jurmala, Cagliari, Roma, Milano, Bologna and Paris. He has also performed before the Pope in the Vatican State.