Teamed with him...George Benson, Kenny Burrell, John Pizzarelli, Joe Williams, Frank Wess, Curtis Fuller, Milt Jackson, Jimmy Cobb, Hank Jones, Rufus Reid, Jon Faddis, Harry 'Sweets' Edison, Lou Donaldson, Dorothy Donegan, Tom Scott, Regina Carter, Nancy Wilson, Patti Austin, and among many others.
Will Matthews is a guitarist of the world famous band “Count Basie Orchestra”. Considered he was chosen as the second guitarist after Freddie Green who has become a synonym for a rhythm guitar, it is very easy to imagine how precise his rhythm is. The backing played by heavy gauges is his characteristic and he has also released two albums under his name and you can hear his playing which is inspired by George Benson, Grant Green and Wes Montgomery.[Official Website]