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Nate White – Up Close

Nate White always wanted to play just the bass. He did it for The Spinners, his own band RAMP, with Roy Ayers, Chuck Loeb, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Gerald Albright, Dave Koz and many more.

His first album Come Into Knowledge (1977) was followed by That’s The Way It Is (2009) and this year Up Close. White wrote, recorded, arranged, mixed, and performed on all of the tracks, with other writers such as DJ and producer Nick Luscombe out of the UK, and producer Tony Heath A.K.A. Tony Heat. Other musicians include Randy Villars, Paul “PC” Caver, Dave Stewart, Iva Durand, and Eliot Slaughter.

The album starts with Kupenda, which is the Swahili word for love. With this tight and infectious killer groove Nate sets a strong pulse.

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Nate White – Up Close

Nate White is a Cincinnati based solo bass artist with decades of performing, and writing experience, Nate has played for crowds and fans across the country, also listen out for Nate White’s single titled “Migration” on Jazz Radio August 13, 2018. Nate wrote, recorded, arranged, mixed, and performed on all of the tracks, with other writers such as DJ and producer Nick Luscombe out of the UK, and producer Tony Heath A.K.A. Tony Heat, Atlanta, GA. Other musicians include Randy Villars, Paul “PC” Caver, Dave Stewart, Iva Durand, and Eliot Slaughter out of Cincinnati and Dayton, Oh.

“My fans love my funky bass, and all of the social media support I receive every day encourages me to make even more heart-filled music for my listeners. I put my heart and soul into the creation of this CD, and I had my fans in mind the entire time I created it,” said White. Nate is also the legendary bass player for the 70’s group “RAMP,” which was produced by Roy Ayers. His music is described as R&B, Funk, and Jazz rolled into one.

Get this album on CDBaby.

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