Nick Apivor

Nick received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Victoria in 1986, studying with Sal Ferreras. In the Classical/New Music World he has played with the Victoria Symphony, Vancouver Island Symphony, The Drosera Ensemble, and recorded with Grammy nominated composer, Paul Dolden. As a Jazz Vibraphonist, he has performed with the N.O.W. Orchestra, Out of the Woods, Mimosa and many other groups. Nick has played in over 35 music Theatre Productions, including The Vancouver Playhouse’s 2008 production of The Drowsy Chaperone and their successful 2009 Canadian Tour of this show which ran at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. For the past 15 years, Nick has immersed himself in a variety of Latin Musical Styles, performing and recording with Juno-Nominated Rumba Calzada, Ache Brazil, The World Jive Big Band, John Gilliat Group, and many others. He has also performed with the Canadian Tenors, Saxophonist Kenny G., Legendary Singer Petula Clark, Comedian Don Rickles and the Great Persian Vocalist, Dariush.


Nick Apivor
Nickapivor @ 604-689-8435-Home 778-838-8423-Cell

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

November Itinerary

Nov 4,5,6,11,12,13,17,18,19.  WIZARD OF OZ (Footlight Theatre Co.) Michael J. Fox Theatre, Burnaby  For tickets and showtimes:

Nov 6 ARTIE DEVLIN TRIO, Central Bistro. 1072 Denman 8pm to 11:30

Nov 7 STARRY NIGHT  Stanley Theatre, Vancouver. Tickets; or (604)629-8849  8pm

Nov 16/17  DEBORAH LEDON GROUP Lulu's Lounge at River Rock Casino 8811 River Road, Richmond.  9pm to 1am.

Nov 25 PATRICIA RAYE'S NUJAZZ SOUL SESSION  Falconetti's Restaurant 1812 Commercial Drive.  9pm No cover.

Nov 27 RE-VIBE DUO (Nick Apivor and Paul Bergman)   Shadbolt Centre for the Arts 6550 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby.  Lunch time concert series. Noon to 1pm.

Nov 28/29 DIGITAL GUISE school shows

Monday, October 3, 2011

October Itinerary

Sat Oct 1 RUMBA CALZADA  Opus Hotel 322 Davie (Private party)

Sat Oct 8 ARTIE DEVLIN TRIO  Zachary's on Robson. 121 Robson St. 7pm to 10pm (Cancelled)

Fri Oct 14 LUSCIOUS MOOV  Falconetti's Restaurant 1812 Commercial Drive 9pm to midnight

Sat Oct 15 RUMBA CALZADA  Harrison Hot Springs Layback Lounge  8pm to 11pm

Mon Oct 24 DIGITAL GUISE School shows

Sat Oct 29 DRIVE (A Tribute to The Cars)  Executive Inn, Coquitlam.   (Douglas College Community School fund-raiser).

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

September Itinerary

Thursday Sept 8  DIGITAL GUISE School Show

Friday Sept 9 DIGITAL GUISE School Show

Friday Sept 9 LUSCIOUS MOOV Falconetti's Restaurant. 1812 Commercial Drive 9pm

Saturday Sept 10 ARTIE DEVLIN TRIO Zachary's on Robson, 121 Robson 7pm to 10pm

Sunday Sept 11 ARTIE DEVLIN TRIO  Central Bistro, 1072 Denman  8pm to 11:30

Friday Sept 16 DON RICKLES River Rock Casino, 8811 River Road, Richmond 8pm

Saturday Sept 17 DON RICKLES   Red Robinson Show Theatre, 2080 United Blvd. Coquitlam 8pm

Saturday Sept 24 RUMBA CALZADA Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House 800 East Broadway, Vancouver 3pm to 4pm

Saturday Sept 24 BABE GURR CD Release concert.  Studio 16 1555 W. 7th Ave, Vancouver 8pm

Sunday Sept 25 DRUM SYNDICATE Vancouver Art Gallery 1:30-3:30

Friday Sept 30 DISCO EXTRAVAGANZA '54' Vancouver Club 915 West Hastings 10pm

Sunday, July 31, 2011

August Itinerary

August 3    TAMARA RHODES TRIO,  Vancouver Club 5:30-7:30

August 6    ONE HUMAN RACE,  Harmony Arts Festival,West Vancouver 3pm-4:15pm

August 7     RUMBA CALZADA,   Harmony Arts Festival, West Vancouver  5:45-7pm

August 18    LUSCIOUS MOOV,  Kozmik Zoo 9pm

August 21    DRUM SYNDICATE,  Civic Square, Burnaby 2pm-2:45

August 21    RUMBA CALZADA,   Joe's Apartment, 919 Granville St.  Vancouver 10pm to midnight

August 26     DRIVE- (A Tribute to The Cars and 80's New Wave), PNE Beer Garden Tribute Stage  7:30-9:30

Aug 27 & Sept 1    DRUM SYNDICATE,  PNE 1pm-3:30pm  World on the Water

Wed Aug 31 8:40 pm  TRIO JAZZ TUMBAO:   Nick Apivor-vibes, Al Johnston-bass, Chris Haas-drums. J. Lounge 1216 Bute St (and Davie)   Come out for some great Latin Jazz in a very cool and funky venue.     Half price-appys 6:30 to 8:30

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

July Itinerary

July 1  SHADES OF SHEARING (George Shearing Tribute) Beacon Hill Park, Victoria 1:30-3:20

July 2   RUMBA CALZADA  David Lam Park, Vancouver International Jazz Festival    1:45-3pm

July 6/7  DEBORAH LEDON GROUP  Lulu's Lounge-River Rock Casino, Richmond    8:30pm-12:30

July 8   TAMARA RHODES  Cory Weeds Jazz Cellar  Set times 8pm and 9:30

July 10  SOLO INTERACTIVE DRUMMING WORKSHOPS  Shadbolt Centre of the Arts, Burnaby 10am-4pm

July  17  DRUM SYNDICATE  Lonsdale Quay, North Vancouver noon-1pm

July  17  BABE GURR  Surrey Fusion Fest, Surrey  7pm-7:30

July  24  DEBORAH LEDON GROUP   Backstage Lounge Granville Island   10pm

July  31  BABE GURR  Evergreen Theatre, Coquitlam  8pm

Monday, April 4, 2011


May 2  Rumba Calzada -  Science World
May 6  Rumba Calzada - School show
May  9  Digital Guise - School shows
May 10-18  Borneo Jazz Festival (Malaysia) with Victor Yong and the Electric Carnival Band Video
May  24- June 1 Rumba Calzada - B.C. School show tour
June 10  Digital Guise - School show
June 12  One Human Race - Dragon Boat Festival
June  17  Drive (Cars Tribute Band) and Digital Guise - Douglas College for Community Music School fundraiser
June 18  One Human Race - Jupiter Lounge; 1216 Bute St/Davie)

Contact Info:
phone: 604-689-8435(home)
phone: 778-838-8423 (cell)
email: nickapivor{at}