Smokestack Lightnin' Home Page -- The Blues Profile Page

Nathaniel Peterson was born in Memphis Tennessee. Shortly after this, his family moved to Detroit Michigan. In Detroit he began playing bass at a very young age. Confident with his proficiency he began playing and jamming with some of the 60's greatest artists around the USA such as Mitch Ryder, Rusty Day, Jim McCartey, Tim Buckley, Jimmy Reed, Howlin Wolf, Iggy Pop and Don Davis to name a few. He was never content to play only one style of music and demonstrated early on his ability to be extremely flexible as to form and content. By the 70's Nathaniel decided to leave the United States and play with many musicians in Canada and Europe. On return to the USA in the late 80's, he recorded a solo CD with a band called Mama Roo in Los Angeles. He toured for a year and decided to jam with other musicians including: Coco Montoya (John Mayall), James Armstrong (Albert Collins), Jim Keltner (Eric Clapton), Scott Page (Pink Floyd), Cash McCall (Willie Dixon), Kenny Loggins, Steve Lukather and Jeff Porcaro (Toto), Spencer Davis, Phil Chin (Jeff Beck), Jeff ASkunk@ Baxter (Doobie Bros.) and many more.

In the 90's Nathaniel continued to engage in new projects, writing and performing with artists such Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones), Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac), Pinetop Perkins, Hubert Sumlin (Howlin Wolf), Duke Robillard (Roomful Of Blues), Dave Olson (Robert Cray), Paul Oscher (Muddy Waters), Tom Compton (Johnny Winter), Carey Bell (Willie Dixon), Rick Lee and Leo Lyons (Ten Years After). In the late 90's he toured for five years as the lead singer/bassist for Savoy Brown. Having experienced first hand The Whole spectrum of the music business combined with his unique perspective on how to move people with the power of music, Nathaniel is now doing his own album with his new band . Nathaniel is singing on 3 of Hubert Sumlin's "About them shoes" who was nominated for a Grammy Awards for best blues traditional album in 2006

Read more: http://www.myspace.com/losdragons#ixzz135pbjwmE

Nathaniel PetersonNathaniel PetersonNathaniel Peterson