Nigel is a British-born percussionist and drummer who has acquired a distinction for his virtuoso approach to improvisational Jazz rhythm technique. His latest recording titled Repercussion! features a whole new side to Nigel’s musical odyssey and is a tribute to his mentor and Free Improvisation legend Tony Oxley. In addition to his singular musical achievements, Nigel is a dedicated leader in the Christian faith who has worked for decades helping to mentor children and adults in their walk with Christ. His latest book entitled, Papa Find Me Again is an inspiring parable about rediscovering God and has received numerous accolades.
Released in 2017, Repercussion! is a tribute to Free-Improvisation legend Tony Oxley. Nigel offers up seven immersive tracks that explore the influence that Oxley has had on his music and life.
Soundscapes and Conversations is an ecclectic journey into the unexpected possibilites that happen when rhythmic improvisation is set free from any borders or destination.
In this wonderful parable about rediscovering the reality of God’s love, Nigel tells the story of how a granddaughter’s simple yet all-encompassing love for life and her Papa awakens the truth of God’s love in her Papa’s heart.
Nigel has recorded or been a featured performer on more than 20 albums. His body of work spans decades of exploring the edges of improvisational jazz drumming.