Upcoming gigs

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Aug 9
7pm Luke Steele Trio at Pear Tree Cafe, Battersea Park, London
Nat Steele, vibes; Harry Sankey, guitar; Luke Steele, double bass.

Aug 11
Dave Newton Trio Verdict Jazz, Brighton
Nat Steele, vibes; Dave Newton, piano; Luke Steele, bass.

Aug 13
2pm Pete Chapman Quartet Princess of Wales, Primrose Hill
Nat Steele, vibes; Kate Williams, piano; Pete Chapman, bass; Les Cirkel, drums. Princess of Wales, 22 Chalcot Road, Primrose Hill, NW1 8LL

Aug 19
2.00pm Rob Barron New Quartet at Canary Wharf Jazz Festival
Rob Barron, piano; Colin Oxley, guitar; Nat Steele, vibes; Jeremy Brown, bass; Josh Morrison, drums. Rob is an incredible pianist and arranger who writes his own modern, straight ahead arrangements of well known jazz standards.

Aug 20
1.00pm Leon Greening Quartet at The Eagle Tavern, Rochester.
Leon Greening, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; Adam King, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

Aug 22
8.00pm Leon Greening Quartet at the Hare & Hounds, Worthing.
Leon Greening, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; Adam King, bass; Steve Brown, drums.

Aug 23
7pm Luke Steele Trio at Pear Tree Cafe, Battersea Park
Nat Steele, vibes; Harry Sankey, guitar; Luke Steele, double bass.

Aug 25
10.15 Duncan Hemstock Quartet at Arcola Bar, Dalston

Aug 29
8.00pm Harry Sankey Sextet Cable Cafe, London.
A new take on the Benny Goodman/Charlie Christian/Lionel Hampton songbook. Cable Cafe, 8 Brixton Road, SW9 6BU, London

Aug 30
7pm Luke Steele Trio at Pear Tree Cafe, Battersea Park
Rob Barron, piano; Luke Steele, double bass; Nat Steele, vibes.

Sept 1
8.00pm Olly Wilby Quartet Newton House, Somerset
Olly Wilby, tenor sax; Graham Harvey, 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!

Sept 5
8.00pm Rob Barron Quartet Spike’s Place, Brentwood.
Nat Steele, vibes; Rob Barron, piano; Jeremy Brown, double bass; Josh Morrison, drums. £15/12. The Bardswell Social Club, Weald Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 4TJ

Sept 10 ALBUM LAUNCH “Portrait of the MJQ”
1pm Sunday lunchtime at Ronnie Scott’s - see here for more info! Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario di Lecce, double bass; Steve Brown, drums. Ronnie Scott’s, Soho, London.

Sept 20
8.00pm Dave Newton Trio Bristol Fringe
Dave Newton, piano; Nat Steele, vibes; Luke Steele, bass.

Sept 29
8.00pm lineup TBC Newton House, Somerset
Quartet including Luke Steele, double bass; Nat Steele, drums. £40 including meal and gin tasting at this bespoke gin distillery in a Jacobean Manor in Yeovil!

Oct 5
1pm Portrait of the MJQ” All Saints Church, Hove.
Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario Di Lecce, double bass; Steve Brown, drums.
All Saints Church, The Drive, Hove BN3 3QE.

Oct 17
8.30 pm “Portrait of the MJQ” Watermill Jazz, Dorking
Nat Steele, vibes; Gabriel Latchin, piano; Dario Di Lecce, double bass; Matt Home, drums.

Nov 3
8.00pm lineup TBC Newton House, Somerset
Quartet including Luke Steele, double bass; Nat Steele, drums. £40 including meal and gin tasting at this bespoke gin distillery in a Jacobean Manor in Yeovil!

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.

Dec 1
8.00pm lineup TBC Newton House, Somerset
Quartet including 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!

Some highlights from the past few years:

2017
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 (!)