is professor of Saxophone at Central Michigan University and has performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux (Switzerland, 1997), the North Sea Jazz Festival (1997) and the Ford Detroit International Jazz Festival (2000, 2001, 2002). Professor Nichol has also performed by invitation at eight World Saxophone Congresses: Chicago, Illinois (1979), Nuremberg, Germany (1982), Kawasaki, Japan (1988), Valencia, Spain (1997) Montreal, Canada (2000), Minneapolis, Minnesota (2003), St. Andrews, Scotland (2012) and Strasbourg, France (2015). Nichol has performed with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, the Harry James Orchestra and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra. Nichol can be heard on Flights of Fancy (Centaur Recording, 2003), Caught in the Act (White Pine Music, 2007), Woodwind Echoes (White Pine Recording, 2008) and Conspiracy Theory (White Pine Music, 2010). John Nichol is a Past President of the North American Saxophone Alliance.
John Nichol, saxophone
Hannah Creviston, piano