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Nick Granville

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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: December 24, 1978    

Nick Granville

Nick Granville is an expert guitarist, teacher and session musician who has worked with artists as diverse as Chris De Burgh, Ronan Keating, Delta Goodrem, Steve Smith, Mike Stern, Joey Defrancesco, Eric Marienthal, Kurt Elling and with the band on New Zealand's “Dancing with the Stars”. Nick has his own groups that plays regularly including the major jazz festivals in NZ and is a founding member of the Wellington Jazz Orchestra. He has released four CD's as a band leader and has played on many, many records, film scores, TV programs and radio programs. He has taught and taken workshops at the New Zealand School of Music, Good time music academy, Musicworks stores, Christchurch Jazz school (CPIT), Otago University, Auckland University and at jazz festivals all around NZ. Nick has performed around the world and recorded in the best studios (including Capitol recording studio A in Los Angeles). He hold a masters degree with first class honours in jazz performance from the University of Auckland....
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Awards

Nick has appeared on many albums that have won awards, including Apra's silver scrolls, NZ music awards (called Tui's) for best jazz record and more.
- Alan Broadbent (legendary pianist / arranger) said:

'I had the pleasure of hearing and working with Nick Granville in a concert series of my big band charts with the WJO a couple of years ago. Not only did he read the parts with ease, but he added his own musicality to them and his improvised solos were beautifully constructed and melodic.'

- Bruce Forman (jazz guitar legend) said:

'Through the years, I have had the pleasure to play and teach alongside Nick. In that time he has always demonstrated the highest of skill and dedication to music. His playing is both versatile and personal, and he is well versed in myriad styles.'

- Steve Houghton (legendary drummer) said:

'Nick Granville is one of the most versatile guitar players I have had the opportunity to work with'.

- Frankie Stevens (NZ idol judge, successful NZ singer) said:

'Nick Granville is a very fine guitarist whom I have had the pleasure of working with on many an occasion; have a listen to his album of original compositions where he is joined by a collective of equally talented musical friends and together they have created a great sounding contemporary jazz album that shows their musical skills off to the max. I recommend it for the discerning listener and supporters of great kiwi music'

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Primary Instrument:
Guitar

Location:
Wellington, New Zealand

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Currently teaching on a private basis only, for advanced and intermediate students. Lessons are masterclass settings only.

Clinic/Workshop Information:
I've presented clinics at most of the jazz festivals, and university programs around NZ.

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Nick Granville proudly endorses Ibanez guitars and Elixir Strings. Victoria amps are the preferred choice or fender twins.

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