About Me

Peter Nickalls is a professional jazz pianist and arranger based near Brighton, south-east England. A music graduate (BA and MA) of Cambridge University, he has performed on cruise ships all over the world, and at venues across the UK. He is also a composer, having scored TV series and commercials for brands such as BBC, Channel 4, Discovery, PBS, Toyota, National Geographic, Heinz and BT.

Peter has a wealth of high level experience playing solo piano in hotels, for weddings, corporate events and in restaurants. He also plays in a number of jazz and function 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