Saxophonist and Philadelphia native Nick Marziani is a rising force in today’s music scene. Growing up in a city rich in so many musical disciplines, Nick absorbed everything from classical to jazz to pop, studying with the city's finest artists. Drawing inspiration from all sides of his musical upbringing, Nick's songs combine the soulfulness and colors of jazz with the upbeat grooves of dance, pop and R&B music. Influenced by the improvisational prowess of Michael Brecker to the funky grooves of Grover Washington, Jr., Nick’s playing brings a fresh, unique perspective to the saxophone in the Philly and New York jazz scenes.
Having earned numerous awards and accolades for his saxophone and clarinet playing throughout his school years, he now lives in New York City, studying at the prestigious jazz program at the Manhattan School of Music under the tutelage of saxophone greats Jaleel Shaw and Donny McCaslin. Nick has led his band at renowned jazz venues such as Chris’ Jazz Café, Shapeshifter Lab, and the Bar Next Door, in addition to having played at the Kimmel Center, Kennedy Center, and more.