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Pianist John Nilsen
February 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Having performed in Europe, Asia and all fifty U.S. States countless times, John Nilsen has two hundred and fifty of his compositions and musical arrangements receiving BMI royalties world wide. John Nilsen’s newest release, Local Ocean, was released in January, 2017. Sessions
for the 20th Nilsen recording began in 2017, continued throughout 2018 and are nearly
Like each of the past twenty five years, John played two hundred and fifty performances
in 2018, most being out of Oregon. Nilsen splits his performances between touring
nationally as an in demand pianist with a national and international presence,
performing with the John Nilsen Trio, featuring Jeff Leonard/bass and Jason Moore/
percussion and which has toured internationally, and with John’s guitar/vocal rock band,
John Nilsen & SWIMFISH, featuring Dave Captein/bass, Mike Snyder/drums,
percussion, Bob Logue/guitar, vocals and Don Woodward/guitar, mandolin, harmonica,
vocals. SWIMFISH includes John’s piano, but features his acoustic and electric guitar
playing tucked into and soaring above a bed of a uniquely great supporting cast.