In addition to her career as a solo artist west has worked with prince dave stewart bootsy collins john mayer orianthi sugarland and many others. Explosive stage presence isn t enough to describe the way nik west moves wows and shocks crowds everywhere.
Fbpo s jon liebman caught up with nik at the 2015 warwick bass camp in markneukirchen germany.
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She sports a colorful mohawk shaped like a bass clef. A striking purple haired american bass player has been identified as the mystery woman who kept private. And just when it seems the rockstar era has ended in walks nik west once again an out of the box colorful new age kind of artist who has worked with a long list of greats in their later years such as prince quincy jones and more.
Check out the nik west bass tone and feel page at sweetwater the world s leading music technology and instrument retailer. She has performed with prince john mayer macy gray and parliament funkadelic among others. Her debut album is titled just in the nik of time.
Hailing from phoenix az nik west was born into a musical family and encouraged to play music very early on starting a band with her sisters. She worked as a calculus tutor when she was a teenager and as a runway model and print jean model for nordstrom in college. She is a real life gumby on stage all while singing dancing and slapping the hell out of her bass guitar.
Purple haired us bass player nik west identified as woman keeping prince company in sydney. Creatively collaborating with our favorite legends. I wear a bass clef on my head.
Vocalist and electric bass guitar player who is the founder of queen of strings a female bass and guitar program and competition. In 2017 nik west and kala. She took up bass in high school and never looked back.
Check out the nik west bass tone and feel page at sweetwater the world s leading music technology and instrument retailer. 2020 new album moody out now. Now available nik west moody since her arrival onto the music scene nik west made it clear that she is the future of funk.