Nate Wood

218 – Nate Wood: The art of communicating musically.

Nate Wood, the California-born, NYC residing instrumentalist has been making waves on the live music scene lately, and for good reason. It doesn’t matter if he’s playing bass, or drums,  performing with his acclaimed band, Kneebody, Wayne Krantz, Donny McCaslin or any other A-list act, one this is for sure, Nate’s groovin’. Nate also fills his schedule recording and mastering records under his KeresBoom Mastering.

“A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue.” – Truman Capote (Tweet this)

Nate Wood talks about:

  • Growing up the son of a touring musician (His father was in the Kenny Loggins Group)
  • Learning from Tris Imboden from a young age
  • Finding more success in NYC vs California
  • Splitting time between drums and bass
  • The nuances between the two instruments
  • His relationship with Taylor Hawkins
  • Playing with Keith Carlock
  • Forming Kneebody
  • Much more

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