Guitarist & Composer

About

Nick is fast becoming one of the most in demand guitarists on the UK jazz scene. With a developed sound and individual voice on his instrument, Nick has had the opportunity to perform professionally with some of the country’s finest musicians.

As well as leading his own quartet Nick has been apart of many successful musical projects as a contributing musician. He is featured on 8 studio albums, including A New Start by UK sax veteran Pete Hurt, (2nd place in the 2016 Jazz awards New Release category) and Fini Bearman’s Burn the Boat (2nd in JazzWise “Best Albums of 2016”). Nick will be releasing his debut album as a leader in 2018

Nick’s been apart of several UK tours and performances across Europe, Australia and South America with world renowned jazz musicians such as Gareth Lockrane, Stan Sulzmann, Jeff Williams and composer John Warren (ECM). Nick has performed on several live broadcasts including Radio 3’s In Tune with the Martin Speake Trio and Radio London with the Dixie Ticklers.

Upon graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2011 with the highest mark in his year, Nick was awarded the Yamaha Scholarship for Outstanding Jazz Musicians.

Photos by Dave Hamblett & David Costley-White