Matt Brown is a musician and producer who teaches fiddle, banjo, and guitar at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago.
His fiddling is featured along with guitarist Greg Reish on the 2015 release “Speed of the Plow,” which was engineered and co-produced by GRAMMY-winner Dave Sinko (Punch Brothers, Béla Fleck, Hot Rize). Matt and Greg have toured the country as a duo performing the album's collection of old-time duets. Matt has also toured as a soloist, with percussive dance ensembles Rhythm in Shoes and Footworks, and has made guest appearances with Tim O'Brien, The John Hartford Stringband, Uncle Earl, Special Consensus, and Della Mae. He has performed twice with Mike Snider on the Grand Ole Opry. Matt plays fiddle with Chicago bluegrass band Big Sadie. He is the executive producer of the forthcoming Chicago-themed Americana album On Big Shoulders.