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. Awards Mathias Eick was awarded “The International Jazz Award for New Talent 2007”.