Upcoming gigs

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April 27
8.00pm Dave Newton Quartet at The Albany Club, Coventry.
Dave Newton, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; Sebastiaan de Krom, drums; Arnie Somogyi, bass.

April 29
8.45pm Richard Shelton Quintet at Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire.
Richard Shelton (all the way from LA!), vocals; Nat Steele, vibes; Mike Gorman, piano; Julie Walkington, double bass; Clark Tracey, drums.

April 30
Richard Shelton Quintet at Ronnie Scott’s, London.
12pm Richard Shelton (all the way from LA!), vocals; Nat Steele, vibes; Mike Gorman, piano; Julie Walkington, double bass; Clark Tracey, drums.

May 3
9.15 Joel Prime Quartet at Toulouse Lautrec, Kennington, London.
Nat Steele, vibes; Henry Gilbert, bass; Joel Prime, drums (piano TBA).

May 16
11.00pm Rob Barron New Quintet at Ronnie Scott’s, London.
Rob Barron, piano; Colin Oxley, guitar; Nat Steele, vibes; Jeremy Brown, bass; Josh Morrison, drums. Rob is an incredible pianist and arranger who writes his own modern, straight ahead arrangements of well known jazz standards. I’m a new addition to the band and it’s one of my favourite groups to play with!

May 30
11.00pm Leon Greening Quartet at Ronnie Scott’s, London.
Leon Greening, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; Adam King, bass; Matt Skelton, drums.

June 3
8.45 Richard Shelton Quintet at Littlecote House, Berkshire.
Richard Shelton (all the way from LA!), vocals; Nat Steele, vibes; Mike Gorman, piano; Julie Walkington, double bass; Clark Tracey, drums.

June 4
7.30pm Portrait of the MJQ
Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario Di Lecce, double bass; Steve Brown, drums.
Herts Jazz, Campus West, Welwyn Garden City

June 9
7.30pm Neale Meets Steele at Bracknell Jazz Society
Allison Neale, alto; Nat Steele, vibes; Simon Cook, piano; Andy Masters, double bass; Gil Anderson, drums.

June 13
Sara Dowling Quintet plays “Nancy Wilson with the George Shearing Quartet!”
Grosvenor, London. Sara Dowling, vocals; Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Jeremy Brown, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

June 27
8pm “Portrait of the MJQ”
Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario Di Lecce, double bass; Steve Brown, drums. Folkestone Jazz Club

July 16
3 - 5pm Tony Kofi / Byron Wallen Quintet (venue TBA in Guildford, Surrey)
Tony Kofi, sax; Byron Wallen, trumpet; Leon Greening, piano; Marianne Wyndham, bass; Nat Steele, drums.

July 26
8.00pm Nat Steele Quartet Ivy Room Jazz, Farnham.
Nat Steele on vibes as guest with the Sandra Lambert Trio

Aug 11
Dave Newton Trio (time, venue TBA, in Brighton)

Aug 19
2.00pm Rob Barron New Quartet at Canary Wharf Jazz Festival
Rob Barron, piano; Colin Oxley, guitar; Nat Steele, vibes; Jeremy Brown, bass; Josh Morrison, drums. Rob is an incredible pianist and arranger who writes his own modern, straight ahead arrangements of well known jazz standards.

Aug 20
1.00pm Leon Greening Quartet at The Eagle Tavern, Rochester.
Leon Greening, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; Adam King, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

Aug 22
8.00pm Leon Greening Quartet at the Hare & Hounds, Worthing.
Leon Greening, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; Adam King, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

Sept 20
8.00pm Dave Newton Trio Bristol Fringe
Dave Newton, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; Luke Steele, bass.

October 5
1pm Portrait of the MJQ” All Saints Church, Hove.
Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario Di Lecce, double bass; Steve Brown, drums.
All Saints Church, The Drive, Hove BN3 3QE.

Some highlights from the past few years:

2017
Sara Dowling Quintet plays “Nancy Wilson with the George Shearing Quartet!” at the 606 Jazz Club

2016

The 2nd and much expanded version of my BopFest Jazz festival, this time featuring visiting artists from around the UK, Italy & New York city

Lauderdale House
with Allison Neale’s “Neale Meets Steele”

Short tour of Devon & Cornwall with the great American guitarist Nate Najar

First “Portrait of the MJQ” gig at Ronnie Scott’s - the day before we went into the studio to record the album!

Lincoln Jazz Festival
with Georgina Jackson Quartet

Dave Newton Quartet at Cheltenham Jazz

Allison Neale’s album launch at 606 Club

2015
I started a new week-long jazz festival, BopFest, as part of the JLF London Jazz Festival

Herts Jazz Festival “Nat Steele Trio”

Swanage Jazz Festival with Allison Neale’s “Neale Meets Steele”

Isle of Wight Jazz Festival & Watford Town Hall with Pete Long’s “Peggy, Duke & Benny

5-date tour of east Canada, including 3 sold-out nights at the fantastic Jazz Bistro in Toronto, and gigs in Ottawa & Montreal with David Rubel Quintet. This trip also included me giving a masterclass at University of Toronto.

Ronnie Scott’s Late Show with the incredible Israeli guitarist Ofer Landsberg

2014
Wigmore Hall with incredible clarinet prodigy & virtuoso Julian Bliss

Folkestone Jazz Club with with Pete Long’s “Peggy, Duke & Benny

David Newton Quintet with Steve Fishwick in Cheadle

Richard Buckiawicz Trio at Chichester Jazz

2013
Wakefield Jazz Club with Allison Neale’s “Neale Meets Steele”

Georgia Mancio’s Jobim Songbook Quintet at The Windmill, Dorking Jazz

Extensive UK tour for Martell Drinks (Pernod) with Atila & Luke Steele Quartet

Toronto, Canada to play 2 nights at the Jazz Bistro with David Rubel’s Quintet

My first time with MJQ Celebration at the Naturist Jazz Festival (!)