Nate Babbs

Babbs, Nate

Percussion, Drum Set

A Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Nate Babbs is a drummer, educator and producer living and working in Minneapolis. He can currently be seen performing with the Nashville-based electro folk group Foreign Fields, and Minneapolis-based acts John Mark Nelson, Kara Laudon, Rachel Roberts and the jazz trio VulpesVulpes. In addition to co-founding SoundWorks Studios before it transitioned to MacPhail, Nate is an assistant director of the Chaska High School Marching Band where he oversees the drumline. With extensive experience as a touring and recording drummer, Nate is known for his upbeat attitude and his chameleon-like ability to blend into any genre.”.

“Nate teaches to the level of the student. He doesn’t stray off task.” –MacPhail Student
“He has a wealth of knowledge and he can easily tailor his teaching style to each individual student.” –MacPhail Student