Born and raised in Western Canada, Nat Lazzarotto is a growing name as a composer, arranger, and trombonist who has honed his craft for over 12 years. He has studied with some of Toronto’s most notable trombonists such as Al Kay and William Carn, and performed onstage with the likes of Christian McBride, Emilie-Claire Barlow, John Scofield and Larry Goldings. As a composer and arranger he has arranged the works of Pat Metheny and others while developing his own characteristic sound, achieving recognition among his peers. Nat Lazzarotto has received several awards in recognition of his work and dedication to music, such as the Dave Stillwell Arranging Award (2017) and the Gordon and Ann Wragg Scholarship (2018). His latest project is the Nat Lazzarotto Jazz Orchestra, developing a fresh and energetic new sound through performing original works by up and coming Canadian composers, as well as new arrangements of revered songs from the jazz idiom.