Ask Our Alumni: Nicholas Whittaker

Name: Nicholas Whittaker

Year: BM ’10 (Electric Bass)

Hometown: Haddon Heights, NJ

Email: whittaker.nicholas@gmail.com

Website: nicholaswhittaker.bandcamp.com

Bio: Nicholas Whittaker is an electric bass player who, while attending UArts, studied under Craig Thomas and Howard Thompson, performed in the Jimmy Paxson Salsa Ensemble, Justin Binek's Jazz Singers, Rick Hall's Steely Dan Ensemble and Marc Dicciani's Rumble Ensemble. After graduating from UArts, Nicholas moved to South Miami and joined Soundworthy Entertainment Corporation, a high-end corporate event and wedding band. Nicholas also writes and records his own music under the moniker Tombolo. When not performing music, Nicholas is a manager at the Nordstrom Specialty Coffee eBar. In the future, he would like to open a gourmet coffee shop that features local, undiscovered musicians at night.