Watch: Nathan East Featured in 'Bonzai Beat'

In the latest installment of the Bonzai Beat, Mr. Bonzai chats with Nathan East and recording engineer Moogie Canazio at renowned East-West Studios in Hollywood. N8 East is a celebrated jazz, R&B and rock bass guitarist and vocalist with more than 2,000 albums in his discography. He is one of the most recorded bass players in the history of music and holds a Bachelor of Arts in music from the University of California. A founding member of the contemporary jazz quartet Fourplay, he has recorded, performed and co-written songs with performers such as Bobby Womack, Eric Clapton, Michael Jackson, Joe Satriani, George Harrison.

For more information on Nathan East: nathaneast.com

Mr. Bonzai is an award-winning photographer, author, and interviewer. He has written more than 1,000 articles for pubs in the United States, Europe, and Asia, and has published numerous books, including Studio Life (Mix, 1984), Hal Blaine and The Wrecking Crew (Mix, 1992), The Sound of Money (Focal, 2000), Faces of Music (Cengage, 2006), Music Smarts (Berklee Press, 2009), John Lennon's Tooth (BookBaby, 2012) and the forthcoming Record Plant Diaries. http://www.mrbonzai.com

Watch here: https://www.namm.org/blog/bonzai-beat-nathan-east