Nathan Bellott is fast becoming recognized on the jazz scene in Reading, PA. His instrumental capabilites include: alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone, piano, flute, and vocals.
He has studied the saxophone, flute, and clarinet for over 7 years. Currently, he studies with Tim Price, an internationally known jazz artist, Selmer Clinician, and Rico Performing Artist. Tim is currently a Professor of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City, and a Professor at Long Island University. Nathan continues to study flute and clarinet with local artist Erich Cawalla. Previously Nathan had studied with local musician Bill Bower. He has also studied percussion for two years with Brian Simpson, Nathan Kane, and Bryce Kayhart.
Nathan attends Governor Mifflin HS in Shillington, PA where he is an avid member of the jazz, concert, and marching band programs, in addition to select singing ensenbles. In 2007, As a member of the Governor Mifflin Statesmen Jazz Ensemble, he performed in Walt Disney World.
This past summer Nathan attended the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts, where he had the opportunity to learn and perform with the best highschool musicians in PA. He was one of 5 saxophonists chosen from the state to attend. Nathan was also afforded the opportunity to study and perform with a professional faculty including Norman David (UArts, Temple), George W. Russell Jr. (Berklee), George Burton, Lars Halle (UArts), Andrew Urbina (NEC), and Ryan Socrates (percussionist, recording engineer).
So far in his short career, Nathan has played lead alto in the 2007 Berks County HS All Star Big Band, where they opened for Gordon Goodwins Big Phat Band during the Berks Jazz Festival. Also, the band played at Gerald Veasley's Jazz Base in Reading.
He has shared the stage with some of the worlds best jazz musicians including Chris Vadala, Eric Marienthal, Gordon Goodwin, and Wayne Bergeron
Nathan is currently looking to get out and play and gig more. He is musically versatile, and can play a wide variety of genres.
Also! He would love to take on a few beginning students!
Please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or playing opportunities.
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