Jeff Nations /  St. Louis, MO USA Drums/Percussion, Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Keyboards
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Jeff Nations

Drums/Percussion, Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Keyboards
St. Louis, MO USA

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Drums for Rookie Of The Year. Multi-instrumentalist/composer available for touring, studio, and scoring work, worldwide

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Graduated Berklee College Of Music — 05/12/2018

Graduated Berklee College Of Music with a bachelor's of professional studies in composition for film, TV and video games. Cum Laude.

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Rookie Of The Year - "Love/Me/Crazy" (Live - Heavy Thoughts tour 2017)...

Rookie Of The Year - "Love/Me/Crazy" (Live - Heavy Thoughts tour 2017)

Drums for Rookie Of The Year. "Love/Me/Crazy". Live on the Heavy Thoughts 2017 tour.

Shaman's Harvest, "Dirty Diana (Live 9/18/15)"...

Shaman's Harvest, "Dirty Diana (Live 9/18/15)"

Drumming with Shaman's Harvest (Mascot Records) at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, IN on 9/18/15.

Shaman's Harvest, "Blood In The Water (Live 9/18/15)"...

Shaman's Harvest, "Blood In The Water (Live 9/18/15)"

Drumming with Shaman's Harvest (Mascot Records) at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, IN on 9/18/15

Various Hands, "Haarmann's Skeleton" (Live 12/8/15)...

Various Hands, "Haarmann's Skeleton" (Live 12/8/15)

Playing guitar, Omnichord and vocals with Various Hands at Old Rock House in St. Louis, MO on 12/8/15.

Shaman's Harvest, "Dangerous (Live 9/4/15)"...

Shaman's Harvest, "Dangerous (Live 9/4/15)"

Drumming with Shaman's Harvest (Mascot Records) at Outland Ballroom in Springfield, MO on 9/4/15

Shaman's Harvest, "Country As Fuck (Live 9/4/15)"...

Shaman's Harvest, "Country As Fuck (Live 9/4/15)"

Drumming with Shaman's Harvest (Mascot Records) at Outland Ballroom in Springfield, MO on 9/4/15

Intervals, "Ephemeral" (Vocal Audition)...

Intervals, "Ephemeral" (Vocal Audition)

Vocal audition for Intervals

Various Hands, "Lipstick (Live 6/18/16)"...

Various Hands, "Lipstick (Live 6/18/16)"

Various Hands performs their single "Lipstick" at Firebird in St. Louis, MO. June 18, 2016.

Drum Cover of "Everything You Love Will Someday Die" by Cage9...

Drum Cover of "Everything You Love Will Someday Die" by Cage9

Covering "Everything You Love Will Someday Die" by Cage9. July 2016

Various Hands, "Rainbows On The Wall" (Live 12/8/15)...

Various Hands, "Rainbows On The Wall" (Live 12/8/15)

Playing guitar, Omnichord and vocals with Various Hands live at Old Rock House in St. Louis, MO on 12/8/15

Jeff Nations - "King Of The Ozarks (Live 7/13/14)"...

Jeff Nations - "King Of The Ozarks (Live 7/13/14)"

Performing solo acoustic, supporting Ben Kenney (of Incubus) at Plush in St. Louis, MO 7/13/14.

The Town Drunks, "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Live 7/2/15)"...

The Town Drunks, "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Live 7/2/15)"

Guitar and vocals for The Town Drunks live on The McGraw Show in St. Louis, MO 7/2/15

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Jeff Nations /  St. Louis, MO USA Drums/Percussion, Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Keyboards

Jeff Nations is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter with over 22 years of experience in the music industry as a drummer, guitarist, vocalist, bassist, keyboardist and songwriter. He currently serves as drummer for the nationally-touring, Billboard-charting alternative pop band, Rookie Of The Year (Cardigan Records). Nations has also worked with major acts including Shaman’s Harvest (Mascot Records) and Science Hill (EliteROCK Records). Jeff has been spotlighted on television and in magazines, blogs, etc. and has had music featured on radio, in film and TV, and has shared the stage with renowned acts including Ben Kenney (Incubus, The Roots), Chris Kilmore (Incubus), Chevelle, Twin Forks (Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional), Bad Suns, Brett Scallions (Fuel), Josh Todd (Buckcherry), Trapt, and many others.

In addition to his top-notch professionalism, strong work ethic, knowledge of his instruments and his ability to adapt to any musical situation, Jeff also has over a decade of experience on the business side of the music industry, having worked in management, booking, radio, PR, web design, and promotions. Nations has spent time on record labels, toured the U.S. coast to coast and holds a bachelor's degree in composition for film, TV and video games from Berklee College Of Music. Jeff prides himself on being professional, flexible, and a quick learner, and is a beneficial addition to any musical setting.

Jeff Nations is an ASCAP-affiliated musician and is available for live performances, touring, studio sessions, and scoring, worldwide. All work can be done remotely or on-location.

Contact:
jeffn9(at)hotmail(dot)com
314-603-7568

Training:
Berklee College Of Music – Bachelor Of Professional Studies in Composition For Film, TV & Video Games, cum laude (2018)

Endorsements:
Ddrum
Temple Audio Design
Paschen Guitars
DrumDial
Guitar Triller
Heil Sound
Cympad
Sledgepad
Kelly SHU
Barefoot Buttons
Slay Threads
Be Human[e] Apparel
Drumtacs
Best Tronics Pro Audio
WB Gear

Gear:
Paul Reed Smith, Taylor, Paschen, Fender, Warwick, Mesa, Boss, Line 6, DOD, Digitech, Vox, MXR, Suzuki, Ddrum, Sabian, Vater, Remo, Evans, PDP, Heil Sound, Road Runner, Temple Audio Design, Best Tronics Pro Audio, TC Electronics, Drumtacs, Kickport, LoopMaster, Barefoot Buttons, DrumDial, Drumtacs, Cympad, Alesis, Kelly SHU, SledgePad, Guitar Triller

Experience:
Rookie Of The Year (Drums, Percussion, Background Vocals. Jan. 2017-Present. Signed to Cardigan Records)
Boy For Everything (All Instruments & Voices. Aug. 2016-Present)
Various Hands (Guitar, Lead Vocals, Omnichord. Sept. 2010-Present. On Hiatus)
Shaman's Harvest (Drums, Background Vocals. Sept. 2015 - Oct. 2015. Signed to Mascot Records)
Sweaters (Drums. Apr. 2014-Sept. 2014)
Science Hill (Guitar, Lead Vocals. 2007-2010. Signed to EliteROCK Records)
Essence Of Logic (Guitar, Lead Vocals. 2001-2007)

Tours:
Rookie Of The Year - A Different Light 10 Tour w/ Sherwood, Motherfolk - Oct. 18-25, 2017
Rookie Of The Year & Kyle Lucas – The Sounds Of Summer Tour w/ Stages & Stereos, Ashland – August 7-27, 2017
Rookie Of The Year – Back From The Dead Tour, Pt. II – April 22-30, 2017
Rookie Of The Year – Heavy Thoughts Tour w/ For The Win, The New Low – April 10-21, 2017
Rookie Of The Year – For The Runaways Tour w/ He Is We, Kenny Holland, Allred – March 29-April 1, 2017
Rookie Of The Year – Back From The Dead Tour, Pt. I – March 19-28, 2017
Various Hands – Goodnight Moon Tour w/ Rookie Of The Year – August 3 & 4, 10-12, 2016
Shaman’s Harvest – Midwest dates – September 2016
Various Hands – Learn To Dance Tour – July 2015
Various Hands – Hypoluxo Tour – July 18-24, 2014
Sweaters – Unrest Tour – April 8-12, 2014
Various Hands – Blame It On The Night Tour – February 6-11, 2012
Science Hill – Midwest Mini Tour – November 13-17, 2009
Science Hill – Florida Blackout Tour – September 18-22, 2009
Science Hill – Tropical Nights & Romance Tour – February 27-May 9, 2009

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May 12, 2018

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Graduated Berklee College Of Music

Graduated Berklee College Of Music with a bachelor's of professional studies in composition for film, TV and video games. Cum Laude.

May 03, 2018

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Rookie Of The Year signs to Cardigan Records

Feb 09, 2018

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Signed to Spirit Music Collective

Signed to Spirit Music Collective for publishing/licensing representation.

Jan 12, 2017

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Joined Rookie Of The Year

Joined Rookie Of The Year as drummer/backing vocalist

Aug 31, 2015

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Joined Shaman's Harvest

Joined Mascot Records' Shaman's Harvest as fill-in drummer

Jul 22, 2014

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Various Hands Releases 'Hypoluxo'

Various Hands releases sophomore EP Hypoluxo

Nov 22, 2011

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Various Hands Releases 'This Party Will Be Fun.'

Various Hands releases debut EP, This Party Will Be Fun.

Dec 10, 2010

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Various Hands Established

Sep 30, 2008

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Science Hill Releases 'Moonlight Swim'

Science Hill releases debut full-length album, Moonlight Swim, on EliteROCK Records.

Aug 01, 2008

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Science Hill Signed To EliteROCK Records

Apr 12, 2007

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Science Hill Established

May 17, 2005

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Essence Of Logic Releases 'Scott City Sessions' EP

Oct 22, 2004

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Essence Of Logic Releases 'What's The Story?'

May 23, 2003

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Essence Of Logic Releases 'The Larry Elliot EP'

Oct 01, 2001

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Essence Of Logic Established

My first band, Essence Of Logic, established

Jeff Nations

Multi-Instrumentalist/Composer
314-603-7568

Cardigan Records

Label

Spirit Music Collective

Licensing
818-508-3303

12711 Ventura Blvd., Suite 110
Studio City, CA 91604