Nick Lantigua is a musician, instrumentalist, music instructor and composer based In New York City. Playing since the age of 12, He went on to study at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary music where he gained a firm grounding in music theory, arranging/compositional skills, music production and jazz improvisation. He studied with band leaders such as Gregoir Maret, Samir Chatterjee, and Adam Holzman; Jazz Guitarists Ed Maceachen and Richard Boukas and has taken lessons with banjoists Ryan Cavanaugh and Bennett Sullivan of Steve Martin’s musical “Bright Star”. He has been in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from Bluegrass to Jazz to Noise Rock to even Orchestra for live film music. His influences range from Béla Fleck to Victor Wooten, Hermeto Pascoal, MoonDog, Thundercat, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Jaco Pastorius, McCoy Tyner, Tomeka Reid, Mary Halvorson, Eugene Chadbourne, Frank Zappa, John Zorn, Noam Pikelny, Glenn Branca and Takumi Kodera to name a few. Has played with many local artists such as The Homeaway Band, Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers, Luba Dvorak, and in his own band Megalopolis.
EP Coming soon.