was born and raised in Wellington, NZ. Nick has had a very successful career as a professional musician. He has worked with the very best in many different genres of music and is very much in demand as an educator, teaching at the New Zealand School of Music, where he teaches big band rhythm section classes, guitar ensemble, fusion and individual guitar lessons. He teaches privately and has student travelling as far as south Australia for lessons. Known for his ability to get just the right guitar tone, Nick owns many top quality instruments including, solid bodyelectric, hollow-body jazz, 12 string electric, gypsy jazz grandbouce, Steel string acoustic, nylon string acoustic, Ukulele and a bass guitar. As strong sight reader, Nick is the first call for reading gigs. He is also known for his strong groove and rhythm playing.