Matt Lebofsky

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Matt Lebofsky
Genres Rock, Jazz
Occupations Musician, Computer Scientist
Years active ~1980–present
Associated acts Secret Chiefs 3, miRthkon, MoeTar, Midline Errors, The Fuxedos, Research & Development, Faun Fables, Fuzzy Cousins, Species Being, Mumble & Peg, JOB, Herb, Dropsy
Website http://lebofsky.com
Notable instruments
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards, Drums

Matt Lebofsky is an Oakland, California based multi-instrumentalist and composer. Growing up in New York he studied piano/composition with Arthur Cunningham from 1978-1988. As a performer/composer he is currently active in several bands such as miRthkon, MoeTar, Secret Chiefs 3, The Fuxedos, Three Piece Combo, Research & Development, Midline Errors, Fuzzy Cousins and JOB. He is also a long-time prolific member of the Immersion Composition Society Origin Lodge. He toured nationally in 2006 as a member of Faun Fables, and throughout 2000-2001 as a member of Species Being, and released three albums and toured internationally with Mumble & Peg from 1995-2002.

Matt is also a computer programmer, webmaster, and database/systems administrator, and has been a core member of the small staff developing/maintaining the world's largest distributed computing project SETI@home (located at the University of California at Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory) since 1997.[1][2] He also works on the open-source general distributed computing engine BOINC, and designed levels for the iPhone video game Tap Tap Revenge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Locklear, Fred (October 15, 2002). "News of impeding Seti@Home death premature". Ars Technica. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "About SETI@home and Personnel". setiathome.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 3 Jan 2012.