Nathan East: Music, All-Star New Album and San Diego Roots

Nathan East

Nathan East has played bass on an array of Grammy Award-winning and million-selling records. (Photo by Kharen Hill) George VargaContact Reporter Nathan East didn’t need to ask Phil Collins and Eric Clapton to record last year on his new/old version of Earth, Wind & Fire’s propulsive “Serpentine Fire.” The two English music legends had contributed their parts to the song — a […]


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WHEN Saturday, April 23, 2016 • 6PM WHERE Historic KiMo Theatre 421 Central Ave NW Albuquerque NM 87102 DESCRIPTION The New Mexico premier of the documentary “Nathan East: For the Record.” All-star concert to follow. More details coming soon! PRICE TBD | Visit!music-nathan-east-award to purchase tickets. NATHAN EAST BIOGRAPHY AFME is honored to present NATHAN EAST with the […]

Nathan East set for Grammy telecast encore


Nathan East will be unable to perform at the 58th annual Grammy Awards telecast Monday night because he will be performing at the 58th annual Grammy Awards telecast Monday night. If that sounds like a musical paradox, well, that’s par for the course for this veteran bassist, arranger, singer and producer. Over the past four […]

Nathan East to be honored at Bass Player Live


Bass Player Live returns for its eighth year in Los Angeles with the premier live bass guitar event. The event from Bass Player Magazine will be held on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 at SIR Studios. The event will feature two days of exhibits by top gear manufacturers and clinics by world-class bassists. […]

JT Album Premiere: Bob James and Nathan East’s “The New Cool”


The New Cool, an acoustic offering by Fourplay founders Bob James (keyboards) and Nathan East (bass), will be released September 18 via Yamaha Entertainment Group. Recorded entirely in Nashville, the album was co-produced by Yamaha label president Chris Gero with James and East. JazzTimes is pleased to present this exclusive premiere of the entire album! […]

Masterfully “Cool”: An Album Unlike Any Other by Bob James and Nathan East


Albums just aren’t made like the way “The New Cool” was made. Yamaha Entertainment Group label president Chris Gero put legendary keyboardist Bob James and master bassist Nathan East in the recording studio, equipped them with state-of-the-art Yamaha gear and gave them free reign to create. Recorded entirely in Nashville, the long-time collaborators emerged with an unexpected and audacious collection of original compositions […]