Mathias Eick was born on June 26 1979. His main instrument is trumpet, but he also plays double bass, vibraphone, piano and guitar. He grew up close to a small village called Eidsfoss (Vestfold, Norway) in a very musical family.
Mathias Eick has performed with several well-known music groups and musicians, e.g. Jaga Jazzist, Thomas Dybdahl and "Trondheim Jazz Orchestra" together with Chick Corea and Pat Metheny.