Nick has a BA Honours Degree in Music and taught Degree level Advanced Musicianship and Technical Development at the British Institute of Modern Music (BIMM).
Nick is a member of Roger Taylor’s Queen Extravaganza with singer Marc Martel, hand-picked and managed by Queen. His debut was to 40,000 people in the Hong Kong Stadium and has since toured extensively, recording their Live at Hammersmith double CD in 2017.
Nick performed ‘School’s Out’ with Alice Cooper for the song’s 40th anniversary, and has performed Bohemian Rhapsody with Brian May.
He plays regularly with 80’s legends Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet) and Nik Kershaw in festivals across Europe.
London West-End shows include (currently) the official Motown show, Rock Of Ages, Queen’s We Will Rock You, The Bodyguard with Beverley Knight, Jersey Boys (The Frankie Valli story), and Ray Davies’ Kinks show Sunny Afternoon.
Former guitarist for Multi-Platinum artist Gabrielle; UK tour, recordings, numerous TV and a BBC Radio live concert for the British Olympic team; headlined festivals and support slots for ‘Mike and The Mechanics’ and ‘Al Green’.
Nick was chosen by Brian May for the Queen musical We Will Rock You, was approved by Pete Townsend for a tour of The Who’s Tommy and has toured stadiums and arenas around the world with a Pink Floyd production.
Nick has recorded many sessions for Multi-Platinum selling M People, X-Press 2, EMI Music Publishing, and various TV soundtracks including Tia Carrere’s Relic Hunter.
However, he will tell you that his proudest achievement was standing applause from Jimmy Page after watching Nick emulate James Burton in a faithful reproduction of an Elvis Las Vegas concert.
Nick is the Owner and Director of FretHub Ltd.