Matty Carl – Tenor Saxophone, Keys, Vocals Ryan Liatsis – Guitar Mike Bendy – Bass Mike Klopp – Drums
The Matty Carl Project is a high energy Fusion-Funk Ensemble from the flatlands just beyond the Ramapo mountains. MCP is on fire with an extensive list of originals that draw on an array of influences including Weather Report, Soulive, The Meters and MMW. This ensemble offers it’s listeners a unique blend of jazz-funk, latin-jazz, soul-jazz and rock delivering a repertoire of originals that will keep you moving. One word often used to describe their sound is the title of one of their more recent tunes: Groovin. Rounding out the quartet is self-taught Jaco inspired shredder Mike Bendy on bass, Shwizz’s own Ryan Liatsis on Guitar and seasoned veteran Mike Klopp on Drums. This quartet is a force to be reckoned with, fresh on the scene and with a polished sound these guys will leave you wanting more.