Nathaniel Smith ]|[ QUARTET – [Fresh Sound | New Talent, 2011] – Music Review –
In our fast paced culture it’s always a breath of fresh air to hear new and accessible music by independent artists. On this occasion, I’m elated to introduce drummer | composer Nathaniel Smith from all places Missoula, Montana. Smith emerged on the scene as accomplished writer, arranger and producer his debut offering appropriately titled “QUARTET” on Fresh Sound/New Talent Records ©2011.
“Quartet” compositionally contains seven songs mostly pen by Smith. They feature three additional voices to bring life to this palette of superb songs which includes Concord Records recording artist and classmate Jon Irabagon on saxophone, bassist Mark Anderson and Jostein Gulbrandsen on guitar rounds out this cast of skillful musicians. Continue reading