Steve Nathan

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Steve Nathan
Birth nameSteven Jay Nathan
Born (1951-04-20) April 20, 1951 (age 68)
Buffalo, New York
GenresRock music, country music
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsKeyboards
Years active1978–present
Associated actsMuscle Shoals Rhythm Section
Websitestevenathanmusic.com

Steven Jay Nathan is an American keyboardist. He is known for his session work in Muscle Shoals and Nashville studios.

Biography[edit]

Nathan was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. In 1977, Nathan moved to Muscle Shoals, Alabama. After touring with LeBlanc and Carr, he participated in the recording of Lenny LeBlanc’s first solo record.[1] For the next 14 years, Steve played on records produced by Rick Hall at FAME Studios, often teaming with Roger Hawkins on drums and David Hood on bass.[2]

In 1991, Nathan moved to Nashville, where he became a member of the A-Team of session musicians.[3][4]

Awards[edit]

In 2001, Nathan became a member of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame.[5]

In 2007, Nathan won The Academy of Country Music's Top Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year Award.[6]

Nathan was named "Keyboardist of the Year" by MusicRow Magazine for 13 consecutive years.[7]

Discography[edit]

This section contains a partial list of albums Nathan has contributed to.

1978 - 1982[edit]

1983 - 1986[edit]

1987 - 1992[edit]

1993 - 1994[edit]

1995 - 1996[edit]

1997 - 1998[edit]

1999 - 2000[edit]

2001 - 2004[edit]

2005 - 2008[edit]

2009 - 2014[edit]

2015 - present[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LeBlanc & Carr". One Hit Wonders. Retrieved October 16, 2017.
  2. ^ Smith, Michael Buffalo (July 18, 2016). My Kind of Country. Retrieved October 16, 2017.
  3. ^ John Jaczsz (December 1, 2000). "The Walls Are Coming Down". Recording Techniques. Retrieved October 16, 2017.
  4. ^ Droney, Maureen (January 1, 2003). Mix Masters: Platinum Engineers Reveal Their Secrets for Success. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "Steve Nathan". BMHOF. Retrieved October 16, 2017.
  6. ^ "43rd Annual ACM Awards". CMT.com. Retrieved October 16, 2017.
  7. ^ staff (May 11, 2005). "'Music Row' Selects Best of Music Row". BMI. Retrieved October 16, 2017.

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