Drummer Pete Van Nostrand was born and raised in Binghamton, NY. A graduate of Rutgers University and the Juilliard School, he has been around New York since 2000 and has performed with Steve Davis, Jeremy Pelt, Eric Reed, Aaron Parks, Gerald Clayton, Chihiro Yamanaka, Dan Nimmer, Jeb Patton, Jim Rotundi, Mike LeDonne, Paula West, and Sachal Vasandani, among many others. More recently he has worked with Kenny Barron, Brian Lynch, Jimmy Heath, Kurt Elling, The Clayton Brothers, and Natalie Cole.
Currently Van Nostrand can be heard touring with the Aaron Diehl Quartet, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and the Gerald Clayton trio. A supportive sideman and young veteran of the New York City Jazz scene, he continues to keep busy in New York and on the road.