Natalie Bates KC

Drummer. Graphic Designer. Entrepreneur.

Natalie can be found playing with the Natalie Bates Quartet and other groups around the Kansas City Area. Check out all local live music on the Kansas City Jazz Calendar

Green Lady Lounge, Kansas City

Green Lady Lounge, Kansas City

Natalie has logged hundreds of performances with Big Bands, jazz ensembles, praise bands and funk, rock and punk groups in Missouri and Kansas. Recent events include the Future Stages Festival in Helzberg Hall, The opening of the  ArtsKC Regional Council Headquarters and the launch party for the new Kansas City Logo in the Crossroads.

Natalie has had the pleasure of performing & studying with  renowned musicians and mentors, Bobby Watson, Dan Thomas, Doug Auwarter, Gerald Spaits, Roger Wilder, Bram Wijnands, Gary Anders, Osmond Fisher, Paul Roberts, Robert Drummond and many others


Annual recording collaboration with Robert Castillo (bass), Matt Clinkenbeard (guitar), Dane Justice (alto), Matt Cook (tenor/trumpet) and Trevor Turla (trombone). KCMO

Performing with the Matt Cook Collective - January 2015 at KC Music

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