Nathan Peck, Bassist, was born in Ohio, 1977 and came from a family of musicians. He began playing professionally with them at age 15. Originally starting on piano at age 9, he also played clarinet, baritone saxophone, and drums before becoming a bassist in 1991.
At age 16 he won the Milt Hinton Award, a Scholarship for Students of the Double Bass and also won an honorable mention from the National Endowment for the Arts. Mr. Peck was honored to perform at the International Duke Ellington Conference which was held in Pittburgh, Pennsylvania, in May 1995.
Currently based in Queens, New York, he is a fulltime musician and leads his own band, The Spankray Funk Band.
He has performed in NYC at the Blue Note, Knitting Factory, Smoke, Iridium, The Zinc Bar, Cleopatra's Needle, 55 Bar, Lenox Lounge, Deer Head Inn, Joes Pub, Barbes, Kenny's Castaways, Arthurs Tavern, Village Underground and others.