A Masterclass With Nate Smith


Presented by Nate Smith in association with Graham Russell Drums of Fareham

For nearly two decades, 2 times Grammy Award nominee Nate Smith has been a key piece in reinvigorating the international jazz scene with his visceral, instinctive, and deep-rooted style of drumming. He holds a diverse and ample résumé — which includes work with esteemed leading lights such as Dave Holland, Chris Potter, José James, John Patitucci, Ravi Coltrane, Somi, and Patricia Barber, among many others. His Grammy-nominated debut album, KINFOLK: Postcards from Everywhere, sees Smith fusing his original modern jazz compositions with R&B, pop, and hip-hop. In recent years, through a series of viral videos, he has emerged as one of the most influential and popular pocket/groove drummers of his generation. His videos have been viewed millions of times and have inspired countless musicians and fans.

In an exclusive, one-off, UK Masterclass in association with Graham Russell Drums of Fareham, Nate Smith will take to the stage at Turner Sims to share his wisdom and knowledge of music & drums – sure to be of great benefit to all musicians & drummers alike.