Matheus Jardim was born in Joao Pessoa (Brazil).
He is a drummer/percussionist that started his musical studies with his father, the multi-instrumentalist Antonio de Padua at the age of 11. He began with his professional career at the age of 12 playing and recording with local musicians. In 2013 he moved to Graz (Austria) to study drums on jazz department in “KUG” (Kunst Universitat Graz) with prof. Howard Curtis. Since 2015 he is living in Vienna where he is active in the local music scene and participates in numerous projects with different artists (Gerald Preinfalk, Georg Vogel, Alegre Correa, Michael Pipoquinha, Gabriel Grossi, Misha Piatigorsky, Daniel Holzleitner, Jatobà Big Band, etc). In 2019 he toured and recorded with the great trombone legend Raul de Souza.