Dan Nicholls is a keyboardist, reeds player, composer and producer, also
working with video and animation. His music is inspired by prevalent issues in
society: exploring environment, experience and identity, as well as the use of
various forms of media for political and social influence.
Dan has studied Indian classical music, worked with dance, and produced
projects with film and visual art. He has performed at music festivals in Berlin,
Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Malmo, London, Birmingham and Cheltenham as well
as venues throughout Europe. Dan has also performed at various film and dance
festivals including Bath Film Festival, Risk Reclaim Copenhagen and Edinburgh
Current projects include...
Mirror + ByramArt
A collaborative project with the visual artist Stephen Byram with guitarist Matt
Calvert (Three Trapped Tigers) and drummer Dave Smith (Robert Plant, Juju,
A duo project with drummer Dave Smith, working with West African Sabar
rhythms, electronics and sample-based composition.
Dice Factory, Brass Mask, George Crowley Quintet, Noose