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Stevie Wonder: I Wish (Live, 2016)
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Stevie Wonder: I Wish (Live, 2016)

WATCH: During the 2016 British Summer Time Hyde Park festival, Stevie Wonder got the crowd going with this performance of “I Wish.” Nate Watts drives the tune with precision while throwing in some tasty fills along the way.

Stevie Wonder Announces Final “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Stevie Wonder Announces Final “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour Dates

If you missed Nate Watts laying it down on Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life tour, you’ve got one more chance. The R&B legend has announced 20 new North American dates to the tour, which celebrates the ground-breaking album by performing it in its entirety. The trek continues on September 30th at Montreal’s Bell Centre and focuses on...

Stevie Wonder with Nate Watts: “I Wish” and “Isn’t She Lovely” Live 2009
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Stevie Wonder with Nate Watts: “I Wish” and “Isn’t She Lovely” Live 2009

Stevie Wonder has had a legendary career, and for over 40 years he’s been backed by the one and only Nate Watts. Here’s a great video of two fantastic bass lines with “I Wish” and “Isn’t She Lovely.” The clip comes from a live 2009 performance in London. Even after playing these songs for four decades, you can tell Watts...

Stevie Wonder Announces More “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour Dates with Nate Watts
Concerts & Tours

Stevie Wonder Announces More “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour Dates with Nate Watts

If you missed Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life tour last year, you’re in luck. The legendary R&B artist has announced another 11-date run this Spring that will span the U.S. Similar to last year’s trek, each night will include a performance of Wonder’s 1976 album in its entirety. “Truly, I wanted to do this for years,” Wonder...

Stevie Wonder: Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Live)
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Stevie Wonder: Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Live)

Last week, we shared the exciting news that Stevie Wonder will be hitting the road next month for his first tour in five years. Bassist Nate Watts will be holding down the low end once again for the R&B legend. The whole thing got my on a Stevie Wonder kick… including this live performance of “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” with a...

Nate Watts to Join Stevie Wonder on “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour
Concerts & Tours

Nate Watts to Join Stevie Wonder on “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour

Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life is one of the most brilliant albums ever made. Musicians from all walks of life cite it as a heavy influence, and it was ranked at 57 on the Rolling Stone’s 500 greatest albums of all time. Wonder will be presenting the album in its entirety on an 11-date North American tour...

Stevie Wonder with Nate Watts: Sir Duke and I Wish, Live
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Stevie Wonder with Nate Watts: Sir Duke and I Wish, Live

Nate Watts really lays down the groove on this live performance with Stevie Wonder. This is from a French TV show in the mid-90’s.