What is Natek Music?

And who the hell is Nate Kimball?

Natek Music

Natek Music is the creative and publishing conduit for composer, trombonist, educator & bandleader Nate Kimball. Natek Music seeks to revolutionize the ensemble and solo literature world by keeping this music pertinent to modern audiences, helping new and talented composers showcase their work, and staying at the forefront of new technologies that can help musicians create, perform, and disribute their art better.

Nate Kimball

Nate Kimball


ASCAP Award-winning composer, trombonist, and educator Nate Kimball is a Graduate of the Downbeat Award-Winning UNLV Jazz Program with a Master’s Degree in Jazz Composition and dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Jazz Trombone Performance and Jazz Composition. Nate Kimball, a 30-year-old Las Vegas native, currently performs full-time as the trombonist and back-up bassist with Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity show at the New York New York Hotel and Casino. Nate’s most notable accolades include winning the 2014 New York Youth Symphony’s “First Music” competition, ASCAP’s 2011 Young Composer Award, the 2010 International Trombone Association “J.J. Johnson” Jazz Competition, and the 2012 Reno Jazz Festival “Outstanding Trombone Soloist” Award. As a performer, Nate has performed for or recorded with The Killers, Chick Corea, Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole, Barry Manilow, The Count Basie Orchestra, The Donny and Marie Show, The Producers, and many more. As a writer, Nate founded his own music publishing company, “Natek Music”, in 2014, debuting his trade show booth at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago. Nate has received numerous grants for his efforts in writing including, most recently, the Artist Fellowship Grant from the Nevada Arts Council for his career excellence in the field of composition. Nate also has received numerous commissions from professionals and educators, and has had his original works performed internationally. Nate continues to work as a clinician and guest artist at universities around the nation.