Nate Radley was born in Concord, NH and studied music at New England Conservatory, in Boston, MA, where he graduated in 2000. In 2003, he moved to New York where he now resides. He can be heard with his own trio, the collaborative band Bad Touch, and as a sideman with groups led by Alan Ferber, Akiko Pavolka, David Smith, Marc Mommaas, Dave Scott, Andrew Rathbun, and others. He has recorded and performed with a variety of jazz artists including Rick Margitza, Mark Turner, Donny McCaslin, Greg Osby, Chris Potter, John Hollenbeck, Billy Hart, Seamus Blake, Cuong Vu, Matt Wilson, Antonio Sanchez and George Garzone. Nate has performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, at jazz festivals including the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Montreal International Jazz Festival, and can be heard on recordings for the Steeplechase and Fresh Sound/New Talent record labels. In 2005 Nate was named one of the winners of the ASCAP young jazz composers competition.