Nathaniel Steele is a young jazz vibes player based in London. Since his recent arrival on the scene, he has quickly gained a reputation as a cutting-edge virtuoso on the instrument. Following in the footsteps of Milt Jackson, Victor Feldman and Cal Tjader, his playing is lyrical, melodic and harmonically adventurous, but always with a focus on driving swing.
His quartet have been playing together regularly for the past 3 years, developing a close and exciting musical rapport based on a shared obsession with swinging bebop, hardbop and mainstream jazz. Their repertoire is loosely based on the pad that Milt Jackson was touring with during the '90s and includes Cedar Walton and Mike LeDonne tunes, with a fair sprinkling of the quartet’s own arrangements of standards and blues.
Official website: http://www.natsteele.com/