Nathaniel Paul Schleimer, Swing Machine Big Band
Nathaniel has had extensive performance experience since the late 70’s and teaching experience since the early 80’s. Some of his many performance credits include work with the Temptations, Four Tops, Spinners, Cab Calloway orchestra, Diane Shure, Ray Anthony, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Bob Newhart, Bobby Caldwell, Rosemary Clooney, Wayne Newton, Frankie Valle, the Buddy Childers/Chuck Flores’ Big Band. touring musical companies including Kiss of the Spider Woman, Crazy for You, Forever Swing, Singing in the Rain, Grease.
He is co-founder and director of the Full Circle Jazz Ensemble, one of the Puget Sound Region’s top shelf performance ensembles since 2010. He has been a member of the Jay Thomas Big Band since 2000. He has been teaching private students in the Seattle area since 2000.
Originally from Pasadena, CA Nathaniel receive an AA Degree from Pasadena City College. Nathaniel studied under Judith Kaminsky, Gary Foster, Stewart Fischer, Robert Dick, Sam Most, Lee Callet, Greg Adams and David Miller.
As all musicians, Nathaniel learned greatly from all his work experience, is glad to be lifelong student and has been enjoying learning together with his students for decades.