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Catching Up With Nathan East

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Nathan East Nathan East is one of the world’s premiere session musicians. He’s perhaps best known as Eric Clapton’s favorite bassist, but that’s also Nathan East on Michael Jackson’s Bad and Daft Punk’s recent Grammy winning album. Of course he’s a founding member of the highly successful jazz group Fourplay
Fourplay
Fourplay

band/orchestra
. Some of his other credits include: Anita Baker
Anita Baker
Anita Baker
b.1958
vocalist
, Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock
b.1940
piano
, Babyface, B.B. King
B.B. King
B.B. King
b.1925
guitar, electric
, George Harrison
George Harrison
George Harrison
1943 - 2001
guitar
, Elton John
Elton John
Elton John
b.1946
piano
, Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
b.1950
keyboard
, Savage Garden, Sting, Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
b.1933
producer
, Al Jarreau
Al Jarreau
Al Jarreau
b.1940
vocalist
, Kenny Loggins, and The Manhattan Transfer.

His debut self-titled album will be released March 25, 2014, with guest appearances by Michael McDonald, Sara Bareilles, Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton
b.1945
guitar
, Kazumasa Oda, Bob James
Bob James
Bob James
b.1939
piano
, Chuck Loeb
Chuck Loeb
Chuck Loeb
b.1955
guitar
, Ray Parker, Jr., David Paich and his son Noah East.

Alan Bryson previews his album, and speaks with him about Eric Clapton's 2014 tour and much more during this audio interview.
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