Nick Kellie live at the Iridium 10/06 8:00 PM & 10:00 PM - $25.00
Originally from Wigan in the North West of England, Nick currently resides in New York City, where he plays with many local musicians and also teaches guitar. Nick is currently the guitarist with The Three Degrees (#1 hit “When will I see you again”) and just toured the UK with them for 25 dates and played the world famous “Iridium Jazz Club” on Broadway in New York City. The Nick Kellie band is an exciting Jazz Fusion project featuring soaring electric guitar lead lines.
Most recently Nick was signed to Digital Nations www.digital-nations.com – part of Steve Vai’s record label and has recorded an album entitled “For A Brother” with his band “Nick Kellie Band”. Upon hearing the album, Steve contacted Nick with regard to a release on his own label. It has been released in the USA, Europe and Asia.
Nick was awarded the BBC Big Band Jazz awards “John Dankworth trophy for outstanding young soloist” and recorded a special show for BBC radio 2. He was invited to become a member of the Wigan Jazz Orchestra, and has played as part of the Wigan International Jazz Festival. He has played extensive gigs which include accompaniment, reading, soloing as well as styles ranging from Soul, R&B, Blues, Rock and Jazz in locations such as London, Norway, Germany and Greece.
When living in London, England, Nick was involved in many projects such as Fresh Claim, which features Nick on guitar, and Jon Plotel on Bass (Billy Ocean, The Real Thing) and Vanessa Haynes band featuring members of Jeff Beck group, Eric Clapton’s Band and Allan Holdsworth’s Band.
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