About me

Born on the 1st of january in Berlin, Germany, David Mathas started to develop an interest in rhythm and music at a young age. He has studied Jazz and Pop Music at the Conservatory Utrecht (HKU Utrechts Conservatorium), and this interest and passion has become his profession.

David had the honor to play as the supporting act of Hans Dulfer in P60 Amstelveen with his band ConFusion and has played multiple times at the Jazz in het Dorp Jazz festival in Amstelveen. With this same band he also played at Bar Dixie numerous times, in the Cobra Museum, theater Elsrijk and other venues. 

During his studies at the conservatory he has been working on several jazz, pop and funk projects. With the Rabo Next Stage Band he played at the Open Stage in TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht in 2018 and at the Rauwkost Festival in ´s Hertogenbosch.

In december 2019 he won the Prinses Christina Concours in the BIMHUIS with the Jazz Focus Big Band conducted by Lorenzo Mignacca. With the Utrechtse Studenten Bigband (USBB) he has played on the Umbria Jazz festival in Italy and with Trijntje Oosterhuis in Tivoli Utrecht. In 2023 he is mainly playing in the USBB and his own trio’s KRONOLOGICAL and AMADOJ. David teaches the drums at the Popschool Blaricum. Next to music, he also enthusiastically started a Master Econometrics and Data Science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.