BIOGRAPHY

Nate is a BAC Custom Trumpet Performing Artist

"My music is the spiritual expression of what I am — my faith, my knowledge, my being...When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups...I want to speak to their souls."-John Coltrane

Trumpeter Nate Nall has performed at Kansas City's most prominent jazz venues, including the Blue Room at the American Jazz Museum and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. He was a featured soloist with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and Deborah Brown on a 2018 tour to Germany and Poland. He has been featured on the nationally syndicated "12th st jump" jazz radio program. And a residency participant in "Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead" performing original music at Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center. In 2016, Nall won 2nd place in the distinguished National Trumpet Competition Jazz Division. Nate holds a B.M. Jazz Studies from University of Missouri-Kansas City where he studied with Jazz Messenger and saxophonist Bobby Watson.

In 2021, Nall perfomed for JEN (Jazz Education Network) with the Marcus Lewis Big Band/Brass and Boujee as a featured soloist in the ensemble. 

 

Other highlights include performing with The Temptations, Michael Feinstein, Bobby Watson’s 18th and Vine Big Band with Jon Faddis, Jerry Bergonzi and KU All Star Big Band, The New York Voices and Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, and Paducah Symphony Orchestra w/ trumpeter Allen Vizzutti. Nate performs regularly around Kansas City with

The Project H, Marcus Lewis Big Band (Brass and Boujee), Chris Hazelton, Louis Neal Big Band, the David Basse/Joe Cartwright Septet, Clint Ashlock's New Jazz Order Big Band, Patrick Lentz Band/KC FLO, Musical Theater Heritage,

David George Band, Brass Rewind, Joey Panella Trio and his own group,

the Nate Nall Quintet, performing original compositions and arrangements.

Nate is a BAC Custom Trumpet Performing Artist. 

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