Saxophonist and composer Nathan Zaporski hails from Detroit, a city steeped in the production of culture – must be something in the water. Nathan has had the good fortune to work with such artists as Branford Marsalis, Victor Goines, Christopher Madsen, Ryan Kisor, Ari Brown, Andy Middleton, Dennis Carroll, Rufus Reid, Sherman Irby, Terell Stafford, Brad Mason, Miles Brown, Marlene Rosenberg, James Hughes, Kathy Kosins, Marvin Stamm, Rich DeRosa, Ron Perrillo, Julia Seidl, Ray Achinger, ShaeLaurel, and others.
His numerous performance experiences include a current residency at Detroit’s Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe with Michael Zaporski and Future Visions, as well as appearances at Cliff Bells (Detroit), Room 43, Andy’s Jazz Club, the Billy Strayhorn Jazz Festival and Chi-Town Jazz Festivals (Chicago), as well as the 2015 LOTOS International Jazz Festival in Poland, where he was a guest clinician and featured soloist. Nathan has extensive performance experience from private, public, corporate, church and jam session engagements with numerous ensembles in multiple styles.
To complement his musical exploits in jazz, he is currently in the midst of writing an original cello concerto, and also composes, arranges and/or records and produces commercial backing, neo-folk, classical, Irish and alternative music.