Nathan Peck, bassist, born in Steubenville Ohio, 1977, came from a family of jazz musicians and began playing professionally at age 15 with his mother, a jazz vocalist, father, a pianist, and brother, a drummer. Originally starting on piano, he also studded clarinet, baritone saxophone, and drums before becoming a bassist. At age 16 he won the Milt Hinton award, a Scholarship for Students of the Double Bass and also won an Honorable mention from the National Endowment for the Arts. Mr. Peck was honored to be invited to perform at the International Duke Ellington Conference which was held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, in May 1995.
In 1999 Mr. Peck toured with the great Maynard Ferguson/Big Bop Nouveau on an extensive tour which included a command performance for the King of Thailand. He has also had the privilege to perform with many other artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Paquito D'Riverra, Maria Muldaur, Claudio Roditti, Helio Alves, Mark Murphy, Joe Harris, Roger Humphries, Jimmy Ponder, Melton Mustafa, James Williams, Alex Skolnick, Janice Martin.
His most recent engagement included a six week journey through Central Asia, Russia, and Eastern Europe with the Jazz Ambassadors program, a cultural
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presentation of the United States of America. Currently based in New York, he is a fulltime musician performing as a side man and with his own groups. Peck can be seen performing around NYC at such notable spots as Zinc Bar, Smoke, Knitting Factory, Arthurs Tavern, Tribecca Rock Club, Detour and many others. Future plans include performances in Belgium, U.K., France.