The Hegg Brothers featuring Matt Wallace
Hey people, my name is Matt Wallace, youtube me with Maynard Ferguson if you have never heard of me. I have been a professional musician since I was the age of 12, I was born to do this. My biological parents were traveling road musicians who didn’t want to raise a child as a “carny” and dropped me into District 66. Nature or Nurture? I benefited from both….
The Hegg Brothers amaze me constantly with their curiosity and acumen. This is not a story to be overlooked. These guys are the real deal. Born to be musically tantric yet with such a humble disposition, they are sentient musicians from South Dakota and I never thought I would ever have to say that…
All 3 men are featured on Bruce Hornsby’s new charity record entitled, “Thick Custard.” Their version of “The Way It Is” is the final track on the project having been recorded live in The Old Market at Havana Garage November 9, 2012. Joining them that night was Branford Marsalis’s amazing young drummer Justin Faulkner, barely 20 years old.
Wallace, who made 10 records with Maynard Ferguson, also played in 70 countries during his decade long+ career with the Jazz Hall of Famer.
Jeremy Hegg as a composer was commissioned by the Omaha Symphony to write an Orchestral piece to commemorate the ten year anniversary of 9/11. It is titled “X”. The Symphony debuted it beautifully in the summer of 2011 at Mid Town Crossing.
The Hegg Brothers, from Sioux Falls, SD, tour with their creation, Holiday Jam, every December performing 13 dates this coming holiday season. They are releasing their 5th CD with that group, which Jon Hegg engineers and dials in ever year. (Holidayjam.com)
The Hegg Brothers will be accompanied by special guest; the legendary Duke C on drums and the “Spaniard”, Carlos Figueroa on percussion.