Nick Granville

Guitarist Composer Educator.

Nick Granville

Nick Granville is a professional guitarist, teacher and session musician who has worked with artists as diverse as Dave Weckl, Tony Lindsay (Santana's singer), Dave Mathews, Dewayne Pate, 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 leads his own groups which play regularly around Wellington, and at the major jazz festivals in NZ and abroad. He is a founding member of the Wellington Jazz Orchestra; aka the Rodger Fox Big Band. Nick has released six CD's as a band leader and has played on many recordings, film scores, television and radio programs. Nick currently teaches at the New Zealand School of Music but has also taught at the Goodtime Music Academy, Musicworks retail 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 Kronos Recording, Capitol recording studio A in Los Angeles and United Studios. 

Nick has a masters degree with first class honours in jazz performance from the University of Auckland.

'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.'

- Bruce Forman


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

- Steve Houghton 

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