Grammy-nominated bassist Nathan East’s forthcoming album, Reverence, will be released on January 20, 2017 via Yamaha Entertainment Group. Produced by Yamaha Entertainment Group Founder Chris Gero, Reverence is the follow-up to East’s 2014 SQ-ariffic eponymous solo-artist debut.
Listen to East’s lead gospel single “Feels Like Home,” featuring Grammy-award winning singer Yolanda Adams, here on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/y
For further aural excellence, check out “Lifecycle” (from Nathan East), which sheds light on East’s “seemingly unlimited virtuosity” (Bass Magazine) and his uncanny knack for meshing eclectic instrumentation with dynamic and striking arrangements. Listen here on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2cSXJlq.
As a founding member of renowned contemporary jazz quartet Fourplay (an outfit that also has a few intriguing hi-res 5.1 mixes to its credit), Nathan East is one of the world’s most recorded session bassists. With over 2,000 album credits to his name and having performed on such seminal songs as Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven,” Michael Jackson’s “Bad,” and Randy Newman’s “I Love L.A.,” as well as several Grammy-winning songs including Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” Kenny Loggins’ “Footloose,” and Eric Clapton’s “Change the World,” East has laid down the groove for scores of artists including Lionel Richie, Whitney Houston, and Beyoncé.
East received a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for his aforementioned self-titled solo debut Nathan East in March 2014, which hit #1 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Albums chart and held #1 for a record-breaking 36 weeks on SmoothJazz.com.
Needless to say, East is a longstanding HRAC Approved artist who will be the subject of an upcoming exclusive interview with yours truly, so stay tuned!