nickNick: interview

Who has had the most influence on your music so far? (can be more than one person)

The Blue Nile, Richard Grassby-Lewis, Stevie Wonder, Depeche Mode, Devo, Chicago, Angelo Badalamenti, Massive Attack, Goldfrapp, Air, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington.
How did you end up playing in Jake?
I got invited to audition for Jake via a referral from a dear mutual friend.

What other projects are you involved in?

I play in New York City once a month with a whacky jazz project. I’m releasing an EP of original music soon. I also compose music and sound designs for video games.
Jazz Bastards


When Jake plays Madison Square Garden what outfit do you plan on wearing?
Hawaiian shirt, swim togs, flip flops, ray bans.

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?


Coffee or tea?


What do you like most about making music with the other two bozos in the band?

Jessie & Dez are very talented players, writers, and performers.

What do you want to tell your fans, friends and family right here right now?

Check out the songs, let us know what you think. Buy our music!

 And lastly is it really All About The Bass?

 No, at the end of the day, not really. It’s all about the beat.