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Marc Mommaas
Nikolaj Hess
Tony Moreno
Jay Anderson
John Hebert
Vic Juris
Rez Abbasi

Nate Radley, electric guitar

Nate Radley is a guitarist and composer who as been described as "an emerging player to watch" and a "brilliant… player on the New York scene." He can be heard with a variety of collaborative projects and as a sideman in numerous bands both in the New York area and around the world. Current projects that Nate is working with include the bands Bad Touch, Akiko Pavolka's House of Illusion, the Alan Ferber Nonet, and many others. His most recent releases include "Like a Magic Kiss" by Bad Touch, "Winter Fruits" with the Loren Stillman Quartet on Pirouette Records, "Evolution" by Jon Gordon on the Artistshare labe and "Landmarc" by Marc Mommaas on Sunnyside Recordsl. Nate has performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe and played at jazz festivals such as the North Sea Jazz Festival, the Montreal Jazz Festival, and the Atlanta Jazz Festival.


Nate studied jazz guitar and composition at New England Conservatory in Boston, MA where he received a Master's in Music. He studied with John Abercrombie, Bob Brookmeyer, Jerry Bergonzi, and George Russell. He also has a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Chicago. Nate has over ten years teaching experience, and currently teaches jazz guitar, music theory, and jazz ensembles at the Center for Preparatory studies in Music at Queens College and private guitar lessons at the Bloomingdale School of Music. In addition Nate has taught clinics at high schools and universities throughout the Unites States.







Some of the Musicians that Nate Radley performed and recorded with:

Matt Wilson, Donny McCaslin, Mark Turner, Chris Potter, Greg Osby, Cuong Vu, Seamus Blake, John McNeil, Maria Schneider, Loren Stillman, Bad Plus and others.







Some of the places where Marc Mommaas performed;



New Orleans Jazz Fest, Chicago Jazz Festival, Twin Tower Jazz Festival, Vancouver Jazz Festival, Calgary Jazz Festival, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, The Dutch Jazz Festival in Madrid, Arhus Jazz Festival, Edmonton Jazz Festival, Medicine Hat Jazz Festival, Tri-C Cleveland Jazz Festival, Hudson 400 Festival, New Port Jazz Festival...


Carnegy Hall, Lincoln Center, Dizzy's Club Lincoln Center, Blue Note, Jazz Standard, 55Bar, Corneliastreet Cafe, Improv. San Diego, Atheneum La Jolla, Kitano, Dakota Club, Blue Wisp, Copenhagen Jazz House, Thorveldson Museum, Circulo des bellas Artes, Nighttown, Fundacion Carlos de Ambers, Mahogany Hall, Artishock, Jazzaffairs Hoorn, Jazzpower Eindhoven, SJU huis, Kunsthuis 13, Bethanian Klooster, Brewery Arts Center, Jazzbakery, Scandinavia House, Smalls, Blaagaardse Apotek, The Blender theater, Sweet Rhythm, Joe's Pub, Kerrytown Concerthall, Yardbird Suite, Yukon Arts Center, Erie Art Museum, Philadelpia Art Museum, Settlement Music School Philly...


Schedule a lesson through skype.

If you are not in the NYC area and would like advice, lessons etc a new option is to hook it up through skype. For this you need to email me a link to a music sample etc......