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Nate offers a diverse background in music. From a young age,
Nate was brought up listening to the sounds of The Beatles, BB
King, Jimi Hendrix and more with his parents. Nate received his
first instrument, a blue Pearl drum set when he was four, and his
first full-size bass guitar and electric guitar at seven year
Nate participated in a life-changing and eye-opening
international student exchange program during high school with the
Bokamosa Youth Acapella group from South Africa where he learned
singing, dancing, and community through hosting exchange students
and living in South Africa.
Nate holds four separate degrees and diplomas in Music; a BA in
Music and Education from Colorado College with a focus on
Composition, a Guitar Performance Degree from Musician’s Institute
in Hollywood, CA, where he graduated first in his class, a Jazz
Guitar Performance Diploma from Berklee College of Music in Boston,
MA, and a Jazz Guitar Diploma from the Players School of Music in
Clearwater, FL.
Currently, Nate teaches 700+ students a week as a public school
music teacher during the day in addition to working as the lead
singer and guitarist of the San Diego Rockin’ Jazz
Nate is extremely passionate about Music Education and believes
in the power of music to help students through different situations
in life. He finds great satisfaction helping students along the
path of learning music and self discovery, and loves connecting
with each an every student on an individual level.

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