Alternate Mode KAT Artists Page

Matt Patuto

Matt Patuto - Alternate Mode Artist

Primarily a trap drummer Matt studied vibraphone with Dave Samuels

and during the course of those studies bought a MalletKat instrument.

Since that time Matt has formed his own group and has played

the Waldorf Astoria, Fashion Week in NYC, The Women Sports

Magazine awards dinner, the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in New

York and countless private parties.


Matt is author of Drum Set Systems. Recording the CD for the book

he chose to use the MalletKat for all instruments other than the

drums. Matt holds a B.A. in Percussion Performance from Rutgers

University and an M.A. in Music Education from New Jersey City

University. He is an active drummer and MalletKat player in New

Jersey and the tri state area. Matt teaches privately in his studio or

the student’s home. He is a Kat Expert who is always willing to share

the wealth and inspire newcomers to the field.