Professional Musician, Composer, and Educator
Nick has performed with such notables as Ray Charles, Nancy Wilson, Dave Liebman, and The Temptations, to name a few, and is currently a member of Ramsey Lewis’ Urban Knights. He was a featured soloist on Angel Melendez 911 Mambo Orchestra’s Grammy-nominated CD.
Nick has released two CDs as the leader of his quartet. His CD “Gemini” (Blujazz 3339) has gathered rave reviews from the press and is currently playing on over 170 radio stations across the US and Canada.
Professional Vocalist, Composer, Voiceover Artist, and Educator.
Gayle has been singing professionally for 20+ years. She has had the honor of sharing the stage with Patti Austin, John Pizzarelli, and Clark Terry, to name a few. Her singing has taken her to the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, New York City, and Chicago’s famed venues.
At Elmhurst University, she is the Director of the “Late Night Blues” vocal jazz ensemble, teaches private jazz voice lessons, and is the Director of Music Admission. Internationally, she is active as a clinician, voice teacher and presents masterclasses on “Exploring Your Musical Depth” and “How to Cultivate Your Musical Identity & Create!”