Nick is replacing long time bassist Dan Poudrette who has decided to retire from the rock & roll grind. The Voice wishes Dan the best. Nick joins The Voice on New Year’s Eve.
Nicky’s first professional opportunity came at the age of 15 with an offer, in 1974, to play for the band ‘Oak’ – a unique musical experience! He forged friendships with The Voice & Oak alumni Brad Atwood and Randy Labnon! This band had a major influence on Nick and propelled him for the next 41 years, carrying the love for music and entertaining his whole life long! Highlights of his career in music are…
1976 to 1980 – performing and recording with original punk rockers, Qutub in NYC!
1980 to 1987 – full time touring, performing and recording with New Hampshire metal band, Rosie.
1988 to 1991 – performing and recording with Torrid Recording artists Trash Broadway.
1991 to 1993 – performing and recording with Metal Blade recording artists Nevada Beach.
1994 to 2001 – performing with McKinnon’s Wild Rose Band.
2002 to 2015 – performing and recording with the New Life Church Worship Team.
Nicky loves to sing and dance and sights Chris Squire, Randy Labnon, Brad Atwood and Rick Pinette as major influences, as well as, ‘Every most awesome rock riff that ever was!!’
Proprietor of Midtown Music in Biddeford, Maine (www.nicksmtm.com) , he has four beautiful little children with his wife, Nashville Recording Artist, Jessi McKinnon!
Nicky uses a Bass and a Bass Amp! Any will do! Really!!!