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Nat Pierce

p, 1925-1992 US, Somerville, Massachusetts
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Nathaniel Pierce

Nat Pierce (né Nathaniel Pierce Blish Jr.; 16 July 1925 Somerville, Massachusetts – 10 June 1992 Los Angeles) was an American jazz pianist and prolific composer and arranger, perhaps best known for being pianist and arranger for the Woody Herman band from 1951 to 1955. Pieces by Pierce were predominantly created for use in big bands.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Keyboards
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
5400 North on The Nifty Cat by Various Artists
Wineola on The Nifty Cat by Various Artists
The Nifty Cat on The Nifty Cat by Various Artists
Cotton on The Nifty Cat by Various Artists
Ball of Fire on The Nifty Cat by Various Artists
Sweet Lorraine on My Pal Basie by Nat Pierce
Jolly Hollis on The Nifty Cat by Various Artists
Mood Indigo on My Pal Basie by Nat Pierce
I Can't Get Started on My Pal Basie by Nat Pierce
My Melancholy Baby on My Pal Basie by Nat Pierce

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Kansas City SoundsBob Brookmeyer Septet And Bob Brookmeyer Octet Featuring Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Harry Edison, Paul Quinichette, Hank Jones, Jim Hall, Freddie Green, Nat Pierce2007Compil.
Play ParisNat Pierce, Dick Collins, Ralph Burns & The Herdmen2001Album
Over The RainbowPee Wee Russell, Nat Pierce, Dave Frishberg, Walter Page, George Wettling1982Album
JuggernautFrank Capp / Nat Pierce1977Album
Old Time ModernUrbie Green & Nat Pierce1973Album
For BasiePaul Quinichette, Shad Collins, Freddie Green, Walter Page, Jo Jones, Nat Pierce1958Single
Basie ReunionPaul Quinichette / Buck Clayton / Shad Collins / Jack Washington / Freddie Green / Eddie Jones / Jo Jones / Nat Pierce1958Album
I Got RhythmThe Rhythmakers, Nat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie Johnson1951Album
Jazz Rhythm RecordsNat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonAlbum
Sing Or PlayNat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonSingle
Sing Or PlayNat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonSingle
Volume 1 - Rhythm Records " I Got Rhythm" Music Minus One Tenor SaxNat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonAlbum
The Nat Pierce BandstandNat PierceAlbum
Drop The Other ShoeNat Pierce And The Herdsmen Featuring Dick CollinsSingle
Terry Gibbs, Sal Nestico, Nat Pierce, Jake Hanna, Turk Van Lake, Charlie AndrusTerry Gibbs, Sal Nestico, Nat Pierce, Jake Hanna, Turk Van Lake, Charlie AndrusAlbum
Boston Bust OutNat Pierce, Charlie Mariano, Serge Chaloff, Teddi KingCompil.
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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