Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trumpeter, Vocalist and Composer Nate Birkey .. He grew up in Colorado, then went on to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, spent some time at Seattle Pacific University, and the University of California in Santa Barbara before making his way to the American jazz mecca New York City that is his home these days .. During our interview, he discussed a wide array of topics and how he feels about being compared to legends like Miles Davis and Chet Baker ..
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