Born in Albuquerque, NM and raised in Southern Colorado – Nicholas has had the opportunity to play with several great jazz artists including Doug Lawrence, Bud Shank and Greg Abate. Playing music since he was 5 – Nicholas played Tenor Sax, Piano and Marimba but eventually found his voice on the drums. Focusing mostly on Jazz and being heavily influenced by artists such as Chick Corea and John Coltrane – Nicholas has used his playing as a vehicle to perform across the US and parts of Europe. Nicholas is focused on bringing The Delbert Anderson Trio’s musical perspective to the Jazz scene.
“The Drum Dial has been an essential part of my sound since it came out! Tuning is a fine art and the Drum Dial is the quickest and most accurate way to get the heads in tune with themselves – it’s saved me from the terror of inconsistent backline sets for years!”