Paul McCartney

Bass player Nathan East to headline benefit at La Jolla's UCSD

Bass player Nathan East to headline benefit at La Jolla's UCSD

– From UCSD reports

Chances are you’ve listened to UC San Diego alumnus Nathan East all your life. You just may not know it — yet. East is one of the world’s top bass guitarists, a Grammy nominee who has played with the likes of jazz, rock and pop royalty from Michael Jackson and Eric Clapton, to Paul McCartney and Beyoncé.

The 1978 UCSD grad (a native of San Diego and graduate of Crawford High School) will return to his alma mater for a one-time public performance “Eastbound: Home” 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, in the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall on UCSD campus.

Proceeds will be used for scholarships for...

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