As well as leading his own bands Matt is in high demand as a free-lance trombonist for other bands for live performances and recordings. Listen to recordings of Matt playing with the groups listed below, or to hear Matt playing with his own groups, view the individual band pages for the Matthew Ball Quintet, Gourmet Music and Brideshead Ballroom Stompers.
Here is Matt with the group Elbow - performing on their Top 10 Album and 2008 Mercury Album of the year The Seldom Seen Kid.
Phil Steel Big Band & The Colin Byrne Jazz Orchestra
Matt has performed in many of the countries top big bands and theatre shows including the Glenn Miller Orchestra (UK), Pasadena Roof Orchestra and David Gests Soul Spectacular. Here he is performing as a soloist with The Phil Steel Big Band and with The Colin Byrne Jazz Orchestra.
Matt has also worked with many of the UK's top jazz musicians & vocalists, including Clare Teal, Andy Prior, Alan Barnes and Dennis Rollins, performing at jazz venues and jazz festivals such as Ronnie Scotts, Pizza Express London and many international Jazz Festivals. Here he is performing live at the Sands Venue, with swing vocalist Anthony Kinsey.