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Nick Finzer Quartet

Nick Finzer Quartet

Renowned as a beacon of innovation in contemporary jazz, Nick Finzer emerges as a luminary figure, captivating audiences worldwide with his mesmerizing trombone virtuosity and compelling original compositions.

Earning acclaim as a "Rising Star" in the esteemed DownBeat Critics Poll, Finzer's musical journey began with an enchantment for the timeless melodies of Duke Ellington, propelling him towards the epicenter of jazz in New York City. There, he honed his craft at the prestigious Eastman School of Music and The Juilliard School under the tutelage of trombone legend Steve Turre.

Distinguished by a Grammy nomination with Anat Cohen's Tentet and crowned "Rising Star Trombonist" in Downbeat Magazine's revered 2020 Critics Poll, Finzer's meteoric rise continues unabated. With seven critically acclaimed albums to his name, including the visionary "Dreams, Visions, Illusions," his musical odyssey is punctuated by milestones such as the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award and the esteemed New Jazz Works grant from Chamber Music America.

Endorsed by luminaries like Wycliffe Gordon, Finzer's collaborations read like a who's who of jazz royalty, gracing iconic stages from Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House. Yet, his impact transcends performance, as evidenced by his visionary stewardship of Outside in Music (OiM), a record label and media powerhouse amplifying the voices of jazz's rising stars.

A trailblazer in music education, Finzer's legacy extends beyond the stage. As the inaugural Assistant Professor of Jazz Trombone at the University of North Texas, his expertise shapes the next generation of musicians. His influence reverberates through his acclaimed books, masterclasses, and an active YouTube channel, cementing his status as a luminary in the realms of both performance and pedagogy.

With the imminent release of his latest opus, "LEGACY," on April 5th, 2024, Finzer's unwavering commitment to musical evolution ensures that his legacy will resonate for generations to come. As an artist for Conn-Selmer Inc. and a stalwart of the King 3B+ Trombone, his dedication to excellence is as unwavering as his passion for the transformative power of jazz. Experience the unparalleled artistry of Nick Finzer – the premier choice for any occasion.


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