Solid Soul - 1987
Nat Augustin is a very versatile musician who plays guitar and trombone. He as been working with Alexander O’Neal for over 12 years. This year he has been appointed as Musical Director, which has enabled him to combine all his musical talent and expertise culminating in a fantastic show. Nat has worked with many talented artists and groups including Whitney Houston, Lemar, Gabrielle, Shola Ama, Gwen Dickey of Rose Royce , Betty Wright, Janet Kay, Spandua Ballet, Boy George, Rick Astley, Another Level, Shakira, Kenny G , Pet Shop Boys, Imagination, Lulu, Swing Out Sister, Chaka Demus and Pliers and many more.
Nat has been a member of the successful brit funk band Light Of The World for 30 years who still gig regularly. He had a spell as a solo singer in the late eighties and had a hit record in Europe entitled ‘Ego’. After this period Nat Joined Imagination for two years when Ashley Ingram left. In the nineties he set up his own production company that specialised in writing music and jingles for television and radio, they wrote the theme tune to the successful comedy series The Real Mckoy for the BBC.
Nat’s song writing and production skills led him into and producing and remixing under the name ‘Natty & Slaps’, with production partner Carlton White for Baby Face , Stevie Wonder, Genuine and many more.
Nat has co-produced the new Alexander O’Neal ‘Love Ballads’, Album that includes a duet featuring Mica Paris.
Nat has just finished a tour with Andy Abraham, Kenny Thomas, Eddie Holman and Alexander O’Neal all on the same bill with Nat As Musical director. Also Nat was involved in a one off show at the 02 with Light Of The World, D-Train, Colonel Abrams with Nat as MD and LOTW as Backing band for the Artists.
Nat’s also entertains as a George Benson tribute and 70/80s soul Motown act and has opened up for Alex O’Neal on four of his major tours.
Nat is currently working with Stylistics tribute act Sing Baby Sing which he set up with Roy Carter of Heatwave and also Sings with Heatwave while still touring and Writing with Light Of The World.