NICKK – the pop rock artist
Born on 5th February in New Delhi, NICKK completed his schooling from Birla Vidya Niketar and went on to graduate from Hindu College, Delhi University. Music runs in his veins.
His grand-uncle Pandit Pran Nath was, and continues to remain, one of the most esteemed Classical Singers of his era.
He began his formal training in vocal Indian classical music at the age of 7. After a few years, he took up training in Tabla.
Gradually, he realized that his calling was in the keys, and in particular, the piano became his favourite instrument. Nickk is a gifted piano player, complemented with great knowledge and ability in a variety of other instruments. He is also trained in Western vocal music and draws his major musical influence from the 70s and 80s rock and pop Western music.
He has a flair for composing as well as writing music and lyrics. His album features a beautiful ballad that he composed and wrote himself. He is also a music composer, arranger, producer and sound recordist.
His musical influences are voracious and span decades and legends. From Md. Rafi to Freddie Mercury, Celine Dion, Asha Bhosle, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Quincy Jones, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Queen, RD Burman, Shankar Jaikishan, Dream Theatre, Laxmikant Pyarelal, Michael Buble and Yanni, the list is truly endless.
Nickk has a mature taste in music, stemming from an innate and in-depth understanding of music. Vocally, he is gifted with great control and renders very high as well as low notes with enviable ease. Over the years, he has developed his own technique and tricks for vocal practice and grooming.
Nickk uses the latest technology and gear for his live performance. All his gear is specially customized – from his microphone to his sound system to every minute detail, making Nickk not just a name, but a brand.
His live band comprises the most renowned musicians in India.
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