Nate was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1985. When he finished high school he moved to Canada's largest city, Toronto, to pursue a career in music. He plays regularly with musicians from Toronto and across Canada while doing research on connections between music, environment, and indigeneity for a PhD in ethnomusicology from the University of Toronto.

He plays jazz standards, improvises freely, and composes music for guitar and numerous ensembles.

© 2019 Nate Renner