Nathan East and His All Star Band to Perform Live in Hong Kong

Nathan East and his all star band to perform live at AC Hall in Hong Kong on Saturday, December 19th
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Nathan East and his all star band to perform live at AC Hall in Hong Kong on Saturday, December 19th

Chances are you've spent your whole life listening to Nathan East.

For the last 40 years Nathan East has been churning out hit songs with artists as legendary as Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, George Harrison, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Beyoncé, Barbra Streisand, Kenny Loggins, Anita Baker, Lionel Richie, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder and Babyface. In fact, he is credited on over 2000 recordings.

His genre-crossing groove has earned him both the recognition and the boundary-busting respect of his peers. And that’s illustrated by his current appearances on three hit records as diverse as Andrea Bocelli's Passione, Daft Punk's Random Access Memories and Eric Clapton’s The Breeze.

His debut solo album was released on March 25, 2014. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart and went to No. 1 on both the iTunes and Barnes & Noble Jazz album charts. It includes performances by Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Michael McDonald, Ray Parker, Jr., and Sara Barielles and earnt a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.

Now Nathan and his All Star Band are performing live at AC Hall in Hong Kong on Saturday, December 19th.

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His band members are…

Michael Thompson

Michael began his career touring with Joe Cocker and Cher before earning a 4-year house gig on the hit series Fame. Since then he’s worked regularly with producers like David Foster, Babyface and Quincy Jones. His amazing list of credits includes Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Toni Braxton, Phil Collins, Rod Stewart, The Scorpions, Christina Aguilera, Michael Bolton, Mariah Carey, Madonna, Gloria Estefan, Michael Bublé, Shania Twain, Lionel Richie, Ray Charles, Barbra Streisand, Patti Labelle, The Eagles, LeAnn Rimes and Michael McDonald.

Jack Lee

Jack Lee is Korea’s most recognized world class jazz guitarist. He has performed, toured and recorded with artists such as Pat Metheny, Bob James, Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Bob Mintzer, Dave Grusin, Toninho Horta, Cassandra Wilson, Billy Kilson, Chris Botti, Kazumi Watanabe, Earl Klugh, Larry Coryell, Danny Gottlieb, Mike Brecker, Chico Freeman, Dave Grusin, Harvey Mason and many more.

Steve Ferrone

Steve Ferrone is a former member of the Average White Band and has recorded and performed with numerous other high-profile acts including; Slash, Chaka Khan, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Whitney Houston, Duran Duran, Scritti Politti, Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie, Bee Gees, Brian May, Anita Baker, George Benson, Jonathan Butler, Freddie King, Tracy Chapman, Pat Metheny, Marcus Miller, Steve Winwood, Michael W. Smith, Morrissey–Mullen, Dick Morrissey, Jeffrey Osborne, Paul Simon, Bernie Worrell and Jaco Pastorius, Bryan Ferry, Climie Fisher, Peter Frampton, Jeff Golub, Rick James and Johnny Cash.

James East

James East (Nathan’s brother) gave up his day job in 1991 to focus on his music. He began touring and recording internationally with stars including Lionel Richie, Laura Pausini, Toni Braxton, Patti LaBelle, James Ingram, Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind & Fire, Sergio Mendes, Eric Clapton, Tommy Simms, Patti Austin, David Foster, Clint Black, Celine Dion and Elton John. James has also performed for King Bhumibol Adulya of Thailand and Christmas at the Vatican for Pope John Paul II.

Kaleb James

Kaleb James was born and raised in Queens, New York. He began performing professionally in his early teens and since then has toured as keyboardist, vocalist and/or bandmaster for artists such as: Lenny Kravitz, Ai, SMAP, Macy Gray, Coco Lee, Oliver Lake, Misia, Judith Hill, Monday Michiru, Fred Wesley and the JB’s, AK-69, Elisha LaVerne and Tortoise Matsumoto.

Norihito Sumitomo

Norihito Sumitomo is a Japanese musician, composer and orchestrator. He plays the saxophone, EWI (which he helped to develop for Akai Professional) and keyboards. He is most well-known for composing the scores for TV dramas and live-action movies. He composed music and theme songs for the TV series Shikabane Hime and music for the video game Gran Turismo 5. His film scores include the movies Thermae Romae, Asura, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods and Majin Buu Saga of Dragon Ball Kai.

Ticket Price:

Standard Ticket
A/$880, B/$680, C/$580, D/$480, E/$380
*Plus extra $480 to join the Meet & Greet Session (Only applicable for ticket buyer who purchases 4:30pm. Meet & Greet starts at 3pm.)

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Nathan East's Fiery Solo Return

Even though Nathan East didn’t rev up his solo career until 2014, with his Grammynominated self-titled debut, it seems like he has flashed solo-artist potential since cracking the session and touring scene in the early ’80s, with his melodic, vocally phrased bass lines and scat-and-play solos.