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Saturday, June 3 • 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Concert: Nick Edelstein

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Born in Deltona, Florida with a highly gifted ear, Nick began formal piano lessons at the age of 4 before going on to receive the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award (writing, arranging), U.S. Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award (drum major), and Coca-Cola's Fine Arts Award (performance), and achieving principal chair (trombone) in the DeKalb Youth Symphony Orchestra. At the University of Georgia, Nick studied guitar with Drs. John Sutherland and Phil Snyder, piano with Dr. Ivan Frazier, Jazz Improvisation with Steve Dancz, composition, and comparative literature. He also played in the Basketball Band scholarship program, Redcoat Marching Band, and Trombone Choir, along with his solo efforts on the Athens scene.

As a performing & recording artist, Nick has worked with GRAMMY-winning musicians Mace Hibbard (Derek Trucks Band), Ike Stubblefield (Marvin Gaye, Al Green), and Yonrico Scott (Derek Trucks Band), in addition to international talents like Sonny Emory, Sr., Francine Reed (Lyle Lovett, Shawn Mullins), Jimmy King (Bruno Mars), Mikey Pauker, Mudcat, Will Scruggs (Natalie Cole), Kevn Kinney (Drivin' N Cryin'), D.J. Burel (Bootsy Collins), Fred Vigdor (Average White Band), Devon Allman, and Nigerian sensation Nneka Obata.


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The captain of Trek Rock!

Saturday June 3, 2017 9:00pm - 10:00pm
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