"Sound has always been my obsession, it encompasses all things expressive: tone, timbre and time."

The winner of the 2nd Prize in the 2020 Carinthia Jazz Award and a semi-finalist in the inaugural Michael Brecker International Saxophone Competition in 2019, Nathan’s beautiful sound, expression and artistry is perking the ears of listeners worldwide.


Nathan performs in NYC and beyond with many artists as well as with his own ensembles. He is a regular with Bobby Sanabria, The Birdland Big Band, Valery Ponomarev, George Gee, Stan Rubin and more.  He teaches privately and is on the Winds Faculty at Brooklyn Music School.


Nathan attended SUNY Purchase College and the New School.  His own studies with masters include Jon Gordon, David Binney, Hal Galper, Jaleel Shaw, Dave Liebman, Bob Mover, Charles McPherson, Barry Harris, Mark Shim, Jacob Sacks, Dan Weiss, Andrew Cyrille, Andy Milne and others have given him a unique approach to the instrument and music.