Composer and Arranger

Scapegoat Blues

Nick regularly composes and arranges music.  He writes a lot of his own teaching materials, and writes music for ensembles.

In January 2014, Nick’s arrangement of ‘Rush Hour’ by the Yellowjackets was performed by the National Youth Jazz Orchestra at Ronnie Scott’s in London, and in July 2014, the band Blast Off performed Nick’s composition of the same name ‘Blast Off’, live on BBC WM radio.

Nick’s arrangement of ‘Rush Hour’ has now been recorded by the National Youth Jazz Orchestra on their latest CD ‘NYJO 50’, and features a solo from special guest Gareth Lockrane.

Nick has written music for: The National Youth Jazz Orchestra, The Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra, The Dunnett/Baxter Big Band, The Walsall Jazz Orchesta, Blast Off, Various School Ensembles, and for his own bands too.

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