Los Angeles Guitarist and Composer
Los Angeles Guitarist Nick Kellie has been playing the guitar and composing professionally for many years. He has toured the world countless times with artists such as #1 hit makers "The Three Degrees" and grammy winner Frank Gambale. He resides in Los Angeles, CA where he also teaches and holds masterclasses at the world famous "Musicians Institute" in Hollywood, CA. Nick endorses Morley pedals and Elixir strings.
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NEWS AND SHOWS
My book “progressive blues guitar” is published through Hal Leonard and is available now - follow the link for different ways to purchase it https://halleonard.lnk.to/ProgressiveBluesGuitarAL
I am thrilled to have been asked to play 2 nights at the baked potato with Brian Auger's Oblivion express on September 13th and 14th. Here is the lineup:
Karma D Auger…Drums
NEW FRANK GAMBALE SOULMINE ALBUM RELEASE
October 28th 2018
I sang background vocals on the new Frank Gambale soulmine album "Salve" which will be released on October 28th.
BAKED POTATO (LOS ANGELES) AND MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA WITH FRANK GAMBALE SOULMINE
Playing the baked potato in LA with Frank Gambale Soulmine on November 9th and 10th. Then onto a week of shows at bird's basement in Melbourne, Australia November 11-19. See you there!
EUROPEAN DATES WITH FRANK GAMBALE SOULMINE
I will be on the road with the awesome Frank Gambale and Boca with Soulmine in October.
Here's more information!
Oct 12 - Uppsala ( near Stockholm Sweden ) Guitar Festival
FG Clinic - 5pm
Soulmine Concert - 9pm
Oct 15 - Opole, Poland - Philharmonic Theater Opole
This event is part of Drum Festival.
Venue: Filharmonia Opolska
Krakowska 24, Opole, Poland
Oct 17 - Milan, Italy - Blue Note
2 Shows 9pm and 11pm
That's all for now folks!
Guitarist and Composer
Nick plays 2nd guitar and backing vocals in Frank Gambale Soulmine featuring Boca. Frank Gambale is a world renowned grammy winning guitarist from the Chick Corea Elektric band.
Nick has toured the world as the guitarist with The Three Degrees (#1 smash hit “When will I see you again”). They have played many great venues around the world including the London O2 arena and “Iridium Jazz Club” on broadway, NYC where Nick has also appeared with his own band. He plays regularly at the baked potato with acts such as Brian Auger’s Oblivion express (Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and more).
Nick’s debut record, “For A Brother” came out on Steve Vai’s Digital Nations record label to much acclaim. Upon hearing the album, Steve contacted Nick personally with regard to a release on his own label. It has been released in the USA, Europe and Asia.
In 2005, Nick was awarded the BBC Big Band Jazz awards “John Dankworth trophy for outstanding young soloist” and recorded a special show for BBC radio 2.
Nick is also a contributor to the worlds biggest selling guitar magazine “Guitar player magazine” and holds classes at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood California. His book, Progressive Blues guitar is released by Hal Leonard Publishing/ Musicians Institute Press and is available worldwide.