Matt Haze, Guitarist
Matt Haze is a rising young talent in the music world, having performed with Lady Gaga, Chick Corea, Steve Vai, Stanley Clarke, Kimbra, Solange Knowles, ZZ Ward, Jesse McCartney and others in addition to spearheading his own original projects. Currently Matt is the touring guitarist for Platinum selling R&B artist, SoMo. After winning numerous awards in music competitions, Matt attended the University of Southern California where he received his degree in Music. His endeavors as a songwriter, vocalist, bandleader, and versatility in multiple genres as a sideman have gained exceptional notoriety.
In 2008 Matt began touring with Solange Knowles, the sister of Beyoncè Knowles. In support of Solange he has made numerous television appearances including the Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Tyra Banks, the Today Show, the Early Show, The View, MTV’s TRL, CBS Fashion Rocks, the World Music Awards, Dick Clark New Year’s Eve Party, the Jools Holland Show, and more.
He appeared in three of Solange’s music videos including the singles “Sandcastle Disco" and “I Decided" (2008 Geffen/Interscope) which reached #1 on the R&B Billboard Charts. In October of 2008 Solange and the Hadley Street Dreams joined Alicia Keys in support of her European tour, and in the Spring of 09 joined Estelle in a U.S. tour.
In 2009 Matt backed up Lady Gaga on the Tonight Show and American Idol, showcasing the hits “Just Dance" and "Poker Face". He also appeared on academy award nominee Terrence Howard’s debut CD, “Shine Through It" (Sony, 2008).
Matt backed up Victoria Justice on the "Summer Break" U.S. national tour 2013, and in 2014 with Jesse McCartney promoting the album "In Technicolor".
Home Base: Los Angeles