Matthew James Gambrell has played music since the age of 8 starting out with classical training on the violin. At age 13, guitar entered the picture and the rest is history. Matthew has played lead guitar and fiddle for many wonderful artists but began to branch out with is own material in 2009. With the help of some talented friends (Meghan Kelly Watters on Cajon and Rob Hill on bass guitar) along with Matt's blues, folk and roots guitar and vocals have rounded out the sound listeners will hear at a Matthew James Trio performance. The trio is singing covers by Amos Lee, Shawn Mullins, Jon Forman, Death Cab for Cutie, Need to Breath, Marc Ford, Brett Dennen and many others as well as original tunes written my Matthew James.