Nathan Breedlove and The nu Trio
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Nathan Breedlove is a twice Grammy-nominated jazz musician, composer and cosmic philosopher. Breedlove considers his music ‘storytelling’ from a deep lineage based cultural perspective. Jazz music originated as the cry, joy and shout of the negro people and Nathan hears the calling to represent this heritage through his life, love and music.
Nathan was raised in Memphis, TN and is a twice Grammy-nominated recording artist and composer. He a former member of the Lionel Hampton Orchestra and frontman/musical director for the legendary Skatalites. Breedlove also performed and recorded with many artists in Europe, Japan and Africa. He has been featured on NPR’s Fresh Air, ABC’s Nightline, the Conan O’Brien Show and in many print interviews. A chapter is also devoted to him in bassist William Parker’s new book, ‘Conversations II, Dialogues and Monologues‘.
Seven years ago Nathan decided upon bassist Phil Sparks and drummer Brian Kirk to form The nu Trio, making this union his official return notice to the scene. The trio has known each other for many years and speak the same spirit language. Since his return to the 2014 Vision Festival in NYC, Nathan has been very active on the scene with performances in Seattle, Vancouver, Los Angeles and NYC. Nathan currently leads The nu Trio and is also a member of the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. He was also recently featured in the play Shout, Sister Shout at Seattle Repertory Theater and has served as a lecturer and instructor at schools in Seattle.
With his 2016 release, ‘Captain of the Light Brigade’ marking his return to the scene, Nathan hopes to share his musical adventures, spirit stories and tales from a lifetime spent with legends. Please join us in this cosmic adventure..I would love to perform in your town, city or village..so.. contact us or you can find Nathan on the internet.