Biography

Creative young contemporary Alto saxophonist Nathaniel Facey was born on January 24th 1983 to Jamaican parents in south East London where he grew up and still resides today. Nathaniel grew up to the sounds of Gospel, Country, Ska, Soul and the pop music of the day and showed interest in music at a young age playing recorder and guitar in school.

He attended Sedgehill secondary school downham, where he first took up the Bb Clarinet aged 13. A year later due to shortage of saxophonists in the school band Nathaniel was able to move onto the instrument he had always wanted, Alto Saxophone and quickly showed an interest and aptitude for improvisation. He participated in the school concert and dance bands as lead alto as well as in his first small jazz combo alongside childhood friend Shaney Forbes at concerts in London and on tour in Canada.

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Nathaniel Facey and Lee Goodall play P. Mauriat horns


Nathaniel plays on

PMXA - 67R