Clovis Nicolas/Steve Fishwick Quartet
Clovis Nicolas double bass Steve Fishwick trumpet Dmitry Baevsky sax Matt Fishwick drums
Clovis Nicolas is a jazz bassist/composer living in New York City, who graduated from the Juilliard School. His warm, precise and tasteful bass playing gained him a solid reputation on the international scene.
As well as being a sought-after side man Clovis leads his own band showcasing his original music and already released two albums for Sunnyside Records. His debut album, “Nine Stories,” featuring a well-arranged sextet of young lions, was very well received by the press including a selection as one of the “Best Albums Of The Year 2014” by DownBeat Magazine. His second album “Freedom Suite Ensuite,” showcasing a smaller ensemble with drummer Kenny Washington, came out in 2018 and earned a “CHOC” Jazz Magazine, as well as “Indispensable” JAZZ NEWS (equivalents of a 5 stars review), France’s two top jazz publication.
Touring with leading trumpeter Steve Fishwick, tonight’s band promises top-flight transatlantic jazz.
‘A formidable walker, with a big, resonant tone, Clovis Nicolas also distinguishes himself as a first-rate composer” – DownBeat