acoustic bass / electric bass / eclectic bass
Nathan came from a family of musicians consisting of his mother a vocalist and drummer; father, a pianistand avid composer; as well as his brother a talented drummer and singer. He received his early musical influences from the womb as his parents gigged almost until he was born! He also attended many live gigs growing up outside of Pittsburgh, PAandstarted music on piano at age 9 and played clarinet and baritonesaxophone injr. highschool band before picking up the electric bassin 1991.A year later he began studying upright bassand at age 16 he won the Milt Hinton Award, a scholarship for students of the Double Bass. He also received honorable mentions from the N.E.A. and performed at the International Duke Ellington Conference while in high school.
Nathan began playing professionally with his parents Skip & Donna in late 1992 and quickly gained a vast knowledge of jazz and American classic song repertiore and most importantly, learned how to play bass in a band, a family band at that! After a few years of gigs, The Skip Peck Trio became a quartet with addition of the youngest Peck, Alexander on drums and from 1994-2002 Nathan performed regularly with his family which at times also included his father's brothers; John Peck on drums and Jamie Peck on Saxophones. John Peck passed away in 2008 from cancer
That young man is destined for greatness -Mercedes Ellington
Willing to teach
33-35 76th St. Apt. 1-D
Jackson Heights, New York 11372
phone: 718-565-6514 cell 412-414-7774
e-mail: [email protected]
•B.A. Music Performance
•Twelve years experience teaching individuals to comprehend and appreciate music to
the highest level.
•Seventeen years professional experience performing in large and small ensembles
•Comitted to providing thorough education in the fundamentals of music;
-melody, harmony, rhythm