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January 25, 2014
Guest Artist at the Indiana Music Educators Conference (Ft. Wayne, IN)

March 18, 2014
Faculty Percussion Recital at HPU (High Point, NC)

April 5, 2014
Guest Artist at South Carolina Day of Percussion (Columbia, SC)

April 12, 2014
Guest Artist at South Dakota Day of Percussion (Columbia, SC)


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THE YULETIDE MARIMBA - Nathan Daughtrey, solo marimba

[November 2008]

All arrangements by Nathan Daughtrey

The Yuletide Marimba CD by Nathan Daughtrey

1. A Winter Prelude
2. God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen +
3. Silent Night
4. Carol of the Bells *
5. O Holy Night
6. Deck the Halls +
7. What Child Is This?
8. In the Bleak Midwinter
9. Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
10. Silent Night #
11. God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen #
12. Deck the Halls #
13. A Winter Postlude #

+ with Wiley Arnold Sykes, djembe & dumbek
* with Andrew Dancy, orchestra bells
# with Andrew Dancy, Michael Lasley, Sara Wood, marimbas

Available from C. Alan Publications and iTunes

Reviews (excerpted)

"Nathan Daughtrey does a wonderful job of adapting the traditional songs to marimba, adding his own compositional touches and creating variety between each piece. His imagination runs wild with a mixed-meter version of Deck the Halls with added dumbek accompaniment. Daughtrey's compositional skills are evident in his unique an clever arrangements."

Brian Zator, Percussive Notes (November 2009)

"If you're looking for music that soothes frayed nerves without the medicinal effect of wall-paper stuff at the mall, add this to your collection of holiday favorites. Nathan Daughtrey, an award-winning composer, arranger, and marimba player who has performed everything from Paganini to works by Paul Lansky turns to greatly-loved Christmas melodies and delivers a gift that will surely please anyone who enjoys the gentle, beautiful tones emanating from rosewood bars."

Karen Moorman, Classical Voice North Carolina (

Volume One - Florida State University Percussion Ensemble

[July 2010]

Dr. John Parks, director

1. Third Construction - John Cage
2. Song to the Moon - Dvorak/Nathan Daughtrey
3. Musée - Kevin Bobo
4. A Ceiling Full of Stars - Blake Tyson
5. Gasoline Rainbow - Adam Silverman
6. Libertango - Piazzolla/Parks
7. From In Contact - David Skidmore 

release - rosewind duo

[November 2008]

Cliff Leaman, Alto Saxophone
Scott Herring, Marimba

1-3. Shadows of Wood - Eckhard Kopetzki
4. Luminescent - Reginald Bain
5-13. Nine Etudes - Braxton Blake
14. Memoriale - Paul Suskind
15-18. Strange Dreams - Nathan Daughtrey
19. Release - John Fitz Rogers
20. A Mile of Phrygian at 60 - Tayloe Harding

Available from Equilibrium and iTunes

finish line - showa wind symphony

Eugene Corporon, conductor

1. Rocky Point Holiday - Ron Nelson
2. Lachrymae or Tears - Yo Goto
3. Limerick Daydreams (for symphonic band) - Nathan Daughtrey
4. Dance of the Bohemians - Tchaikovsky/Bourgeois
5. Finish Line - Cindy McTee
6. Sélamlik - Florent Schmitt/Stephen Meyer
7. Radiant Joy - Steven Bryant
8. Give Us This Day - David Maslanka
9. Cityscape - Scott Boerma 

Available from CAFUA Records