Musician, Teacher, and Director in England, United Kingdom
Principle guitarist in official Motown show in London’s West End
Currently guitarist in Roger Taylor's Queen Extravaganza with Marc Martel after audition with Queen. Numerous European and UK tours and Hong Kong stadium gig to 40,000 people. Recorded Live at Hammersmith album
Since 2014 Cover guitarist for Nik Kershaw and ex-Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley
As guitarist for the Multi-Platinum artist Gabrielle, Nick toured the UK; appeared live on Channel 4 and BBC Radio including a live broadcast of a concert for the British Olympic team; headlined the Party In The Park festival to 30,000 people; recorded several studio tracks and supported Al Green in concert.
Nick also had a 2-year run in London's West-End show 'Rock Of Ages' with Justin Lee Collins and Shayne Ward. He performed with the cast to 50,000 people at the Hyde Park BBC Proms In The Park, and played 'School's Out' live with Alice Cooper for the song's 40th anniversary.
Prior to this Nick was chosen by Brian May, following Europe-wide auditions for the Queen musical We Will Rock You, and has since clocked up over 700 shows in London's West-End, Zurich, Stuttgart and Vienna where he performed Bohemian Rhapsody with Brian May himself. He regularly plays guitar in the West-End production of the Frankie Valli story Jersey Boys, additionally playing drums, sitar and mandolin. He has also performed in many stadiums and arenas around the world with a major Pink Floyd production, including 3 nights at the Tokyo International Forum.
Nick's guitar playing appears on numerous songs and soundtracks for various artists and TV shows including regular sessions for M People, X-Press 2, a major Julie Walters drama, the Sky One series Relic Hunter and sessions for EMI Music Publishing.
He has accompanied Glee/Taking Woodstock star Jonathan Groff on a Charity Gala concert hosted by Aled Jones and was a member of the live band for the official touring production of ITV's Stars In Their Eyes, hosted by Bradley Walsh.
Nick also toured a production of The Who's Tommy after being approved by Pete Townsend, but says his proudest moment was receiving standing applause from Jimmy Page in a faithful reproduction of an Elvis Las Vegas concert.
Nick has a BA Hons. Degree in Music and his teaching credits date back nearly 20 years, culminating in teaching Degree level Advanced Musicianship and Technical Development at the Brighton Institute of Modern Mu