Nate Winn


Nate Winn with Bob Hurst, Grand Jazz Festival, 2014

A consummate musician, Nathaniel Winn discovered his passion for the drums in church at the age of 4. Since then, the Detroit, Michigan native has never looked back. Nate has had the pleasure to work with many well-known musicians such as Danilo Perez,, Robert Hurst, Pat Metheny and Joshua Redman. Nate's versatile, but unique style has earned him the opportunity appear on numerous albums.  


Nate's style is influenced by Jazz, Blues and his Gospel upbringing, along with some of his favorite drummers: Brian Blade, Kendrick Scott, and Calvin Rodgers.

Nate graduated from Wayne State University and Berklee College of Music with a bachelor's in music and a master's in jazz performance, respectively. Currently, he spends time traveling the world to spread the message of love and hope through music. 


Photographer: Tamara Yates

Musician: Nate Winn

Festival: Grand Jazz Festival, 2014