Mattan's quintet music is flowing, bright and listener friendly, his flute sound is clear, crispy and melodic, and the Israeli-Brazilian mix is the ultimate contemporary Jazz sound, spiced with warm unique flute sounds from Klein.
Mattan Klein's virtuoso improvisation lifts Jazz-flute playing to new heights.
Yossi Harsonsky, Senior Music Critic, Maariv
Mattan Klein was born and raised in Jerusalem
He had studied at the Rubin Academy in Jerusalem, and had graduated with honors from the Berklee College of Music in Boston
His original compositions have earned him awards such as the John Lennon songwriting contest, and the USA Songwriting competition.
He had received scholarships from the AICF, The municipality of Jerusalem and the Israeli Ministry of Culture.
Mattan had performed on stages such as Carnegie Hall in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, NJPAC, and more
Mattan was recorded for SONY on the Artist Integrated sampling projects titled Sony Native instruments. He is also a recording artist for the Orange Tree Sampling Corporation.
He performs regularly with Israeli Songwriting heroes such as Miki Gavrielov, Alon Olearchik, Shlomo Gronich and more ...
Mattan had played at the Tel Aviv Jazz Festival multiple times, and at the Israel Festival in Jerusalem, collaborating with international virtuosos such as Nicola Stilo and Rodrigo Ursaia .
He is a gifted ensemble instructor and an original arranger, teaching and giving clinics and workshops across Israel, including the prestigious Thelma Yellin High School for Performing Arts. He is the music director and producer at the Hof Hasharon Regional Council.
In 2016 Mattan was a featured soloist with the United Kingdom Jazz Flute Big Band, his music and arrangements were performed at the London Jazz Festival 2016.
Mattan's Quintet headlined the Tel Aviv International Jazz Festival in 2017 featuring vocalist Tammy Scheffer.