About Me


Peter Nickalls is a professional jazz pianist and arranger based near Brighton, south-east England. A recent music graduate (BA and MA) of Cambridge University, he has performed on cruise ships all over the world, and across the UK. He is also a composer, working in TV and advertising with brands including Toyota, National Geographic, Discovery and the BBC.

Although still in his mid twenties, Peter has a wealth of high level experience playing solo piano in hotels, for weddings, corporate events, in restaurants and at residential homes. He also plays in a number of jazz bands performing at a similar range of events. He formed and directed a Big Band while at University and is an accomplished musical director, band arranger and accompanist.

In the classical music field he has conducted and played in orchestras, wind bands and choirs and has performed at the Purcell Room on London’s South Bank, in The Royal Albert Hall and at Glyndebourne Opera House.

Professional Pianist