Mats is a highly in-demand musician and plays in a number of different bands and constellations in Norway and internationally.
He composes for various ensembles and projects and has released 9 albums in his own name, the latest ones being «And Then Comes The Night» (ECM 2019) and «Reveries and Revelations» (Hubro 2019).
Mats is one of the finest and most distinct bass players on the Norwegian jazz scene. He has a special warm and lyrical way of playing the bass, steady and experimental at the same time, bringing it all together and yet showing openness, willingness, and constantly searching for new sounds.
He has participated on 100 recordings with a wide range of artists.