Steve Nathan
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Steve Nathan
Steve Nathan
Steven Jay Nathan
Born (1951-04-20) April 20, 1951 (age 68)
Buffalo, New York
GenresRock music, country music
Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section

Steven Jay Nathan is an American keyboardist. He is known for his session work in Muscle Shoals and Nashville studios.


Nathan was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. In 1977, Nathan moved to Muscle Shoals, Alabama. After touring with LeBlanc and Carr, he participated in the recording of Lenny LeBlanc's first solo record.[1] For the next 14 years, Steve played on records produced by Rick Hall at FAME Studios, often teaming with Roger Hawkins on drums and David Hood on bass.[2]

In 1991, Nathan moved to Nashville, where he became a member of the A-Team of session musicians.[3][4]


In 2001, Nathan became a member of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame.[5]

In 2007, Nathan won The Academy of Country Music's Top Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year Award.[6]

Nathan was named "Keyboardist of the Year" by MusicRow Magazine for 13 consecutive years.[7]


This section contains a partial list of albums Nathan has contributed to.

1978 - 1982

1983 - 1986

1987 - 1992

1993 - 1994

1995 - 1996

1997 - 1998

1999 - 2000

2001 - 2004

2005 - 2008

2009 - 2014

2015 - present


  1. ^ "LeBlanc & Carr". One Hit Wonders. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Smith, Michael Buffalo (July 18, 2016). My Kind of Country. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ John Jaczsz (December 1, 2000). "The Walls Are Coming Down". Recording Techniques. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ Droney, Maureen (January 1, 2003). Mix Masters: Platinum Engineers Reveal Their Secrets for Success. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Steve Nathan". BMHOF. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "43rd Annual ACM Awards". Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ staff (May 11, 2005). "'Music Row' Selects Best of Music Row". BMI. Retrieved 2017.

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