Nate has been a prominent member of the local music scene for several years as the front-man for the Black Lounge and most recently Chief of Hand Jam Tribe. He hosts a special breed of jam night, known as Hand Jam, and it's all ages counterpart, Fam Jam. A program in which children and adults alike are introduced to the joys of making music. Fam Jam has been welcomed at many libraries, detention centers, schools, and parks. Nate works at Metronome Music Inc during the week where he is lead organizer of the annual Metronome Music Fest, a charity concert event aimed at raising funds to pay for music lessons for underprivileged children. His weekends are filled with raising his two children and jamming out as Chief.