What's that sound? \u00a0It's the sound of the funky drummer Nate Smith. \u00a0The multi talented\u00a0drummer, composer, songwriter and producer will be releasing his debut album\u00a0"KINFOLK: Postcards from Everywhere" February 3rd. Nate Smith debut\u00a0chronicles his black American experience. \u00a0Mr. Smith states,\u00a0\u201cIn conceiving this project, I wanted to focus on creating the material with very few ingredients; just improvising at the drums or piano or singing ideas into a voice recorder, focusing primarily on rhythm and melody. I want to see what other ingredients the players or singers would bring to the material. I\u2019m interested in a true band sound: I want to know how the musicians will color, shape, and season the raw ingredients, and how to pull all of those pieces together to a whole.\u201d If you are not familiar with Nate Smith's work, you probably heard it and did not know it was him. \u00a0The Chesapeake, Virginia native has been around the underground jazz circuit since the early 2000's. \u00a0He joined legendary jazz bassist and composer Dave Holland\u00a0GRAMMY-award winning Quintet and Big Band in 2003. Since that time he has shared the stage or recorded with other well known music contempories such as \u00a0Ravi Coltrane, Jose James, Nicholas Payton, \u00a0John Pattituci, Adam Rogers, Regina Carter, Mark de Clive-Lowe and Lionel Loueke. He has appeared on The Today Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman and Conan. Nate's debut album will be riveting, funky and soulful, \u00a0so for all you music keep this name in circulation. Scroll down to listen, \u00a0to his single "Skip Step" and if you like what you hear, make sure to check them out on January 6 at Winter Jazzfest NYC. \u00a0Also you can pre-order his debut album Kinfolk: Postcards from every where at Apple iTunes. The official release is February 3rd.