Matheu Watson

  • Matheu Watson
  • Matheu Watson

Matheu Watson is one of the most accomplished and in-demand musicians and producers in the UK. Since the age of sixteen, theaward-winning multi-instrumentalist has clocked up thousands of air and road miles in touring, contributed to more than twenty albums and appeared on television and radio alongside some of the world’s greatest musicians.

Watson’s gigs over the past five years read like a who’s who of the folk, roots and world music scenes. These many live appearances have included performances with Cara DillonJulie FowlisDougie MacLeanEmily SmithKris DreverHeidi Talbot, Bluegrass greats Tim O’Brien and Ron Block, piping greats Fred MorrisonPaddy KeenanMike McGoldrickRoss AinslieJarlath Henderson,Anxo Lorenzo, fiddling heroes Bruce MacGregorDuncan ChisholmTommy PeoplesAnna Wendy StevensonSimon Bradley,Emma Sweeney, world music luminaries Zakir Hussain and Salsa Celtica, and step dance company Dannsa. Touring has taken Matheu throughout Europe and beyond, including Spain, France, Germany, Ireland, Belgium Denmark, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, The Arab Kingdom, and the UK

He has recorded with Emily SmithFred MorrisonFiona Hunter (Malinky), CruinnSimon BradleyAnna Wendy StevensonDr. Angus MacDonaldSophie Ramsay and Emma Sweeney. Alongside his session work Matheu has produced two critically acclaimed, 5 star solo albums featuring notable casts including the legendary Martin SimpsonKris DreverAli HuttonSean Og Graham andMartin O’Neill.