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.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Feb 4. Patricia Raye’s Nu Jazz Soul Session
Falconetti’s Restaurant 1812 Commercial Drive
9pm. No cover.
Feb 11. Babe Gurr (co-bill with Locarno)
Harrison Hall, Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.
Feb 18. Flora Scott and Don Stewart
Hermann’s Jazz Club. Victoria, B.C.
Feb 19. Tom Vickery presents a Tribute to George Shearing
Hermann’s Jazz Club http://www.hermannsjazz.com
Feb 23-28 School shows: Digital Guise and Rumba Calzada