is a Swiss born guitar genius who continues to cross musical borders with every project he undertakes. His music for this Witney Jazz concert features improvisation (a jazz must in our opinion) and hauntingly beautiful melodies influenced by his wife’s native Turkey mixed with Spanish & classical styles. Nicolas trained from a young age as a classical guitarist, first in his native Switzerland and later in Spain. A change in direction saw him invited to study jazz at the famous Berklee School of Music in USA and since his arrival in the UK, he has embarked on immersing himself - to critical acclaim from fellow musicians and the music press - in Jazz, Heavy Metal and Middle Eastern influenced music. In addition to making ten of his own albums - you’ll hear Nicolas recording or performing with Rachelle Farrell, George Duke, Macey Gray and he recently completed a huge tour with Jeff Beck. Playing alongside Nicolas will be Richard Jones on violin, the immensely talented percussionist Demi Garcia and Paul Jefferies on upright bass.