Matt Flynn (musician)
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Matt Flynn at Troubadour (LA, CA) 6.2.07
|Birth name||Matthew Flynn|
May 23, 1970 |
Woodstock, New York, United States
|Genres||Alternative rock, funk rock, pop rock, soul|
|Occupations||Drummer, musician, producer|
|Associated acts||Maroon 5|
Matt Flynn (born May 23, 1970) is the drummer of American pop rock band Maroon 5. Matt replaced the original drummer of Maroon 5, Ryan Dusick, who left the band due to wrist and shoulder injuries after releasing their first album. Matt was previously a Yamaha Drum Artist, but now endorses Ludwig drums, Zildjian cymbals and Vater drumsticks.
Personal life 
On June 5, 2007, Flynn's wife (girlfriend) gave birth to their second child, named Michael Ford Flynn. His elder son is named Ryan.
He graduated Gunn High School where he was voted 'class clown' in his senior year.
- Maroon 5 Band website, “Band Bios" http://www.maroon5.com/lo_fi/bio.html May, 2007
- Yamaha website Sitting in with Maroon5 September, 2004