Since January 2001 Nathan Mayland
lived as a
professional musician in New
York City. He is an experienced freelancer on both tenor
bass trombone, euphonium and tuba
as well as an
arranger/composer of music for his own groups, including
Trombones, and The Wishbone Project - a jazz quintet
featuring the original music of Nate Mayland and
Currently found frequenting the pits of Broadway shows, he
was once a member of the orchestra of South Pacific,
performed at Lincoln Center through fall of 2010.
He has performed and toured with acts such as Bernadette
Groban, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Barry Manilow,
and The Asbury Jukes, Mika (UK), Steve Lawrence &
Gorme, Peter Cetera,
Johnny Mathis, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Nancy
Sinatra, "Our Sinatra",
"Forever Swing", "Pippin", The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,
The Gene Krupa
Orchestra and others.
He has been seen visiting the pits of Spiderman, How To
Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Addams
Legally Blond, Movin'
He can be heard on TV playing those catchy lines behind
commercials for Old
Navy, GM Heritage Collection, Wrigley's Doublemint Gum,
Sears, Orbitz and
Bounty's "Cupcakes" ads.
He is a 1999 graduate of Indiana University where he
under M. Dee
Stewart and Scott Hartman. He attended the inaugural
of the Henry
Mancini Institute where he performed excerpts from the
Concerto for Trombone live on the radio with
after winning the concerto competition.