Sigmar Matthiasson is a man of many names but the one most fitting is the Bass Viking. His sound is best described as a
magnificent blend of hardcore groove and colorful melodies with influences ranging from Megadeth and Led Zeppelin to
Jaco Pastorius and Ray Brown.
Born in Reykjavik, Iceland, Sigmar started playing bass around the age of 16. He was first introduced to jazz when
studying at the F.I.H. School of Music where he graduated from in 2012. Later on Sigmar furthered his jazz studies at
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York, where he studied with Jeff Carney, Reggie Workman and
Hal Galper among others