Matt Rubano is an Electric and Acoustic Bassist from New York. After attending The Berklee College of Music, Matt began his session career playing on the Grammy winning “Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill”. As a member and co-songwriter for Taking Back Sunday (Warner Bros) they toured the world, sold millions of albums and have 2 RIAA certified gold records. Matt’s versatility and love of all genres of music have earned him various performing and recording experiences including iconic stages like Madison Square Garden and Lincoln Center. You may also have seen Matt as a host and occasional panelist on various shows on Fuse TV.
Matt endorses Aguilar Amplification and pedals, and DR Strings.
Performed/Recorded with: Lauryn Hill, Taking Back Sunday, All American Rejects, Patrick Stump, Outasight, Shaquille Oneal, Lisa Lisa, Del Amitri, Dj Logic, John Scofield, Lettuce, Schleigho, Like Yesterday, Pete Cosey’s Children Of Agharta, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lemonade Mouth, Alexa Ray Joel, Custom, Beatbomb, and Sesame Street Workshop’s ‘The Electric Company’ session band.
Appearances on: Late Show with David Letterman (Taking Back Sunday), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Patrick Stump, Taking Back Sunday, All American Rejects), Late Night with Conan O’Brien (Taking Back Sunday), Jimmy Kimmel Live (All American Rejects, Taking Back Sunday), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (All American Rejects), Last Call with Carson Daly (Taking Back Sunday), Hoppus on Music (Patrick Stump), Yo Gabba Gabba (Taking Back Sunday), The View (Lemonade Mouth), Good Day New York (Alexa Ray Joel). Matt plays 4,5,6 string, fretless and upright bass.
Bass Player Magazine – Holiday 2009 issue
Bass Guitar Magazine – Issue 27