Jeff Buckley Band Members

Matt Johnson:

Matt reflects on Jeff and the making of Grace in a recent sit down with VADER. Watch the video.

In the years since Jeff Buckley, Matt Johnson has performed and recorded with Duncan Sheik, Elysian Fields, Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Gabriel Kahane, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips, Beth Orton, David Poe, Theo Eastwind and Jade Bird.

Matt was also a member of the Australian singer-songwriter duo Angus & Julia Stone, with which he performed around the year 2011. When the duo split apart for a time to work on solo-projects, Matt Johnson accompanied Angus Stone on his solo-tour. He’s since played with singer/producer Eric J Dubowsky (also known as Eric J) in the NYC band Essex, and toured with American indie musician St. Vincent from 2011 to 2019.

Matt briefly stepped away from the drum lift to record and release the solo project Cagefighter, a moody and graceful collection of Matt Johnson original music, including the piece “Together We Say.” He’s now released his second solo album, titled Law of the Land. 

From Modern Drummer:

“Brooklyn-based drummer Matt Johnson has kept busy the past fifteen years with a succession of fulfilling gigs that have seen him playing European stadiums, Lower East Side bars, and every kind of venue in between…The years since Buckley’s untimely 1997 death have found Johnson backing John Mayer, Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Duncan Sheik, Beth Orton, and others in the studio and on stage, as well as moving forward with his own projects, like his new solo album Cagefighter.” – Patrick Berkery (January 2010)


Michael Tighe:

In the early 2000’s, Michael Tighe played with Those Bastard Souls, Black Beetle, and The A.M. In the late 2000’s, Michael toured with Grammy award winner Mark Ronson and was a guest singer (under the alias Tiggers) on his 2007 release Version, and Michael has since completed his own EP. He has more recently played with Liam Gallagher on several albums.


Mick Grondahl:

Mick lives in Copenhagen with his wife and daughter. He has been recording music with his band Tongue. Mick and his drummer performed at Amazing Grace – A Tribute to Jeff Buckley, on June 3, 2008 in Paris, France.


Parker Kindred

Parker continues to play music, and for the past several years has been working with numerous artists including Those Bastard Souls, Black Beetle, The A.M., Adam Green, Grand Mal, Luke Temple, Antony and the Johnsons, and Paleface.