Mat Heighway is a professional double bassist and bass guitarist. He also sings, plays keyboards and percussion, acts, and hires out double bass flight cases, amongst other things.
Mat has performed in nearly forty Royal Shakespeare Company productions since 2004, and appears both as a bassist and as a singer on several RSC CDs. He has toured with west-end musicals, orchestras and choirs in the UK, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Poland, The Czech Republic, Greece and Italy. He currently plays with London-based acoustic/roots/folk/Americana band Pig Earth and klezmer quartet Klezmer Kollektiv. As a singer Mat has performed throughout the UK and parts of europe, has recorded for CDs, BBC Radio and Classic FM, and appears as a backing vocalist on Frances Ruffelle's 2010 album, Imperfectly Me.
Mat also works as a TV and film extra, and has a part-time handyman business called Mr Meticulous. Read more about Mat here.
Some of Mat's current affiliations include:
3/3 double bass flight cases are currently available for hire. For more details, contact Mat.