During the past 36 years, Nat Reeves has been one of the top bassists in jazz. His supportive and stimulating playing has uplifted a countless number of sessions and recording dates (most notably with the great altoists Jackie McLean and Kenny Garrett) and he has led his own CD State of Emergency. Both as a performer and an educator, he has made a strong impact on the jazz world.

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An in-depth interview with bassist Nat Reeves on “Jazz Talk”

Latest Recordings:

Jim Snidero Waves of Calm

Waves of Calm

Release Date: 3/08/19

Jim Snidero, Alto Saxophone/Composer
Jeremy Pelt, trumpet
Orrin Evans, piano/Fender Rhodes
Nat Reeves, double bass
Jonathan Barber, drums

Nat Reeves Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge

Release Date: 8/24/18

Steve Davis, trombone
Rick Germanson, piano
Eric McPherson, drums
Josh Bruneau, trumpet

Jackie McLean Quartet Montreal 88

Montreal ’88

Release Date: 07/13/2018


Release Date: 04/24/2018

Jim Snidero, alto saxophone
Jeremy Pelt, trumpet
David Hazeltine, piano
Nat Reeves, bass
Billy Drummond, drums

Ancestral Calling: Music of the Spirit

Release Date: 09/15/2017

Rene McLean, reeds
Nat Reeves, bass
Hotep Galeta, piano
Carl Allen, drums
Kimati Dinizulu

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