Nigel Martin-Smith

Nigel Martin-Smith

Nigel Martin-Smith is a Manchester-based English musical band manager. He helped form the 1990s British boy band Take That. Martin-Smith entered the entertainment industry in the early 1980s working as a casting agent from offices in Manchester’s Royal Exchange. In 1989 following the success of US boyband New Kids on the Block, Martin-Smith decided to[…]

Nigel Godrich

Nigel Timothy Godrich (born 28 February 1971) is an English record producer, recording engineer and musician. He is known for his work with the English rock band Radiohead, having produced all their studio releases since OK Computer (1997). Godrich has produced all of the solo material by Radiohead singer Thom Yorke and is a member[…]

Nigel Olsson

Nigel Olsson (born 10 February 1949) is an English rock drummer, and singer best known for his long-time affiliation with Elton John. A dynamic drummer and backing vocalist, Olsson helped establish the Elton John sound as a member of John’s original power trio alongside bassist Dee Murray. When not working with John, Olsson has taken[…]

Nigel Keay

Nigel Keay (born 1955) is a New Zealand composer. He has been a freelance musician since 1983 working as a composer, violist, and violin teacher. Nigel Keay has held the following composer residencies: Mozart Fellowship, University of Otago 1986 and 1987, Nelson School of Music 1988 and 89, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra 1995. Keay was born[…]

Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy (born 28 December 1956) is a British violinist and violist. He made his early career in the classical field, and has more recently performed in jazz, klezmer and other music genres. Nigel Kennedy was born in Brighton, Sussex. A boy prodigy, as a ten-year-old he would pick out Fats Waller tunes on the[…]