Ulery earned a Master of Music degree at Depaul University and Bachelors degree in music composition at The Chicago College of Performing at Roosevelt University and has played in bands with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Phil Markowitz, Fareed Haque, Howard Levy, Patricia Barber, Goran Ivanovic, Jeff Parker, Zach Brock, and many others.
When not touring parts of the U.S. and Europe, Matt appears regularly in the Chicago area music venues and has played performed with his groups at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Chicago Orchestra Hall, Millennium Park Pritzker Pavillion, Chicago Cultural Center, The Krannert Center, Blues Alley, Jazz Showcase, The Metro and countless other fine music listening rooms.
- Flora.Fauna.Fervor by Dan Bilawsky
- By A Little Light by Franz A. Matzner
- In the Ivory by Vincenzo Roggero
- Festival by Vic Albani
- Delicate Charms by Mike Jurkovic
- Delicate Charms by Jerome Wilson
- Pollinator by Mike Jurkovic
Radio & Podcasts
- Delicate Charms by Neri Pollastri
- Mannerist by Mike Jurkovic
Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson
Live at the Green Mill
The Weather Up There
Northern Spy Records
The Shadows and The...