Upcoming gigs

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Nov 3
8.00pm Artie Zaitz/Nat Steele Quintet
Newton House, Somerset
Quintet including Alex Bryson, piano; Luke Steele, double bass; Steve Brown, drums. The music of Wes Montgomery and Milt Jackson. £40 including meal and gin tasting at this bespoke gin distillery in a Jacobean Manor in Yeovil!

Nov 4
3.00pm Derek Coleman Quartet Map Cafe, London
Nat Steele, vibes; Kate Williams, piano; Adam King, bass; Derek Coleman, drums. £10

November 7
10pm Nat Steele Quartet Boisdales of Belgravia
Nat Steele, vibes; Alex Bryson, piano; Luke Steele, bass; Mark Taylor, drums.

Nov 11
9.45pm Atila Quintet Boisdales Canary Wharf
Atila, vocals; Callum Au, trombone; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Luke Steele, bass; Nat Steele, drums.

Nov 17
8.00pm Sara Dowling Quintet - “Shearing Meets Nancy Wilson!” Chichester Jazz Society.
Sara Dowling, vocals; Nat Steele, vibes; John Pearce, piano; Jeremy Brown, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

Nov 20
11.00pm Nat Steele Quartet Ronnie Scott’s
Nat Steele, vibes; Leon Greening, piano; Dario di Lecce, bass; Mark Taylor, drums. Entry price varies!

Nov 26
2.00pm Pete Chapman Quartet Princess of Wales
Quartet including Kate Williams, piano; Pete Chapman, bass; Nat Steele, drums. Free entry.

Dec 1
8.00pm Richard Shephard Quartet Newton House, Somerset
Quartet including Mike Gorman, piano; Luke Steele, double bass; Nat Steele, drums. £40 including meal and gin tasting at this bespoke gin distillery in a Jacobean Manor in Yeovil!

Dec 8
8.00pm Sara Dowling Quintet - “Shearing Meets Nancy Wilson!” Newton House, Somerset
Sara Dowling, vocals; Nat Steele, vibes; John Pearce, piano; Luke Steele, bass; Steve Brown, drums. £40 including meal and gin tasting at this bespoke gin distillery in a Jacobean Manor in Yeovil!

Dec 15 & 16
Duncan Hemstock Quartet Candlelight Club
Details TBA

Dec 22
Harry Sankey Quintet Arcola Bar, Dalson
Details TBA

2018

January 4
Nat Steele as guest at Googlies Jazz Supper Club

Jan 16
8.00pm Sara Dowling Quintet - “Shearing Meets Nancy Wilson!” Annie’s Jazz, Southend-on-Sea
Sara Dowling, vocals; Nat Steele, vibes; John Pearce, piano; Luke Steele, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

February 23
8.00pm Rob Barron New Quintet Marigolds Jazz
Rob Barron, piano; Colin Oxley, guitar; Nat Steele, vibes; Jeremy Brown, bass; Josh Morrison, drums.

March 7
8.00pm Pete Neighbour Quintet Felpham Jazz
Quintet feat. Pete Neighbour, clarinet; Nat Steele, vibes; Bobby Worth, drums.

March 17
8.00pm Portrait of the MJQ Lincoln Jazz
My MJQ band! Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario di Lecce, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

April 17
Nat Steele as guest at Swindon Jazz
Quartet feat. Denny Illet, guitar.

May 4
8.00pm Portrait of the MJQ Bracknell Jazz
MJQ band - Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario di Lecce, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

June 23
8.20pm Portrait of the MJQ Naturist Jazz Festival
MJQ band - Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario di Lecce, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

Sept 13
1.00pm Dave Newton Trio All Saints Church, Hove
Dave Newton, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; bass TBA.

Nov 18
Portrait of the MJQ Apollo Theatre, Newport, IOW
MJQ band - Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario di Lecce, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

Dec 7
Portrait of the MJQ Steyning Jazz, Horsham.
MJQ band - Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario di Lecce, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

Some highlights from the past few years:

2017
Launch of debut album “Portrait of the MJQ” at sell-out gig at Ronnie’s

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 (!)