Nathan Surquin – Trombonist/composer

Nathan Surquin is a belgian trombonist. He started his studies at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels with Phil Abraham, then he went to Codarts, University of the Arts (Rotterdam) to achieve his master degree with Ilja Reijngoud, Bert Boeren and Andy Hunter where he got graduated in 2019.

He didn’t wait the end of his studies to be active in the dutch and belgian jazz scene. He already had the opportunity to play with a few orchestras such as the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, the Brussels Jazz Orchestra the Nationaal Jeugd Jazz Orchestra, the Antwerp Jazz Orchestra, the Jazz Station Big Band, the Belgian Navy and the WE Big Band.

Nathan is also part of Loek van den Berg Quintet with whom he had the chance to do some international tours in India, Spain and Malta and with whom he’s performing regularly in the Netherlands to defend their last album, Wayfarer.

Nathan has recorded many albums as a sideman for great artists such as Aka Moon with their last album, Quality of Joy but also in smaller bands as Ozain 4tet with their album called The Missing One(s).

He’s also performing as a freelancer in some pop bands such as  Midnight Avenue with whom he toured around the world to countries as Germany, Bulgaria, France, Malta, Azerbaïdjan, India, Maldives, and UK.

As mentioned above, Nathan Surquin is really active in different kind of projects going from jazz music to pop music passing by latin or even world music. He’s now writing a new page in his career by building up his own quartet to explore his own music.