Sunday, April 18, 2021
“No doubt, Wood is a wildly endowed and original musician.” - hollywooddrum.com
Grammy Nominated Drummer Nate Wood has been making music for most of his life in almost every genre. Nate graduated from the California Institute of the Arts, where he studied drums, bass and guitar with Jazz luminaries Charlie Haden and Joe Labarbara.
Nate toured the world many times over with pop/rock band The Calling and he has performed and/or recorded for artists including Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, Dave Grohl, Brian May and Roger Taylor (Queen), Chris Squire (Yes), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Chaka Khan, Wayne Krantz, Tigran Hamasyan, Donny McCaslin, John Tesh, and Sting.
Along with his work as a sideman, Nate has released 3 albums of his own material, performing everything himself. Nate is currently touring with his groundbreaking instrumental group Kneebody. He was also featured in Modern Drummer in March 2014.
Author, educator, and creator of DrumMantra, Rich Stitzel, hosts some of today's leading players & educators as they present a Master Class of their own material!