“Soul searching... He beckons you enter within.”

New York Creations Magazine

“Masterful... Powerful"

Metaphysical Reviews

New York-based performer/ composer David Allen Nichols is a uniquely versatile artist whose reputation as an improvisational pianist has led to an array of collaborative works for dance, film, theater and television. His projects have included American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem and Twyla Tharp, as well as jazz at Manhattan’s “Eighty-Eights.” His music was featured in the soundtrack of Corsair Pictures "Miss Firecracker” (1989) in which he performs for actress Holly Hunter's dance routines, and in a 1995 CBS "Eye on America” documentary with choreographer Eliot Feld. His music was also heard in the 2009 documentary film “Dancing Across Borders.”  Mr. Nichols' ambient music CD productions for Burning Water Rebellion label have been featured on nationally syndicated NPR and PRI radio programs “Hearts of Space” and “Echoes,” and have been heard on Radio Italy, Pacifica Radio Network, and PBS Television. Read more...

Workshops and Seminars

"Fierce Fingers" Piano Technique Intensive

A passionate and dedicated teacher, recognized for his creative approach to private instruction and his innovative master classes for students of all ages and levels, David Allen Nichols presents his popular “Fierce Fingers” piano intensive as a pathway to the achievement of technical proficiency, guiding young students to the enjoyment of disciplined technical work in a fun and encouraging setting.