Nick Pappalardo is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, engineer, and session player, associated with the jazz/fusion idioms. A current student of the well known jazz/fusion guitarist, Oz Noy, and is primarily noted for his session work and performances with various artists around the metropolitan area. Over the span of a decade, he's been dedicated to perfecting his craft as a composer and performer.
He's been noted for playing alongside the heavy-funk/rock group, Miss This, and singer-songwriter, Sydney Schizzano in his undergraduate years at The College of Saint Rose. You can stay current with his solo work on all streaming platforms and social media networks.
Nick Pappalardo was born on July 8, 1995 in a small town, Glenwood, NJ. As a kid, he took guitar lessons for several years, but eventually discontinued and started a ventured through the self taught route for many years before moving on to college.
After committing to living in Albany, NY for a few years, he would then begin to play shows regularly and tour the east- coast with the funk-rock group, Miss This. He's known for being one of the creative and driving forces behind the group, recording several EP’s with the band and producing a few singles which gained local radio play. Some of the popular songs from the Miss This catalogue include, “Money”, “She’s So Fine”, “Skateaway”, and “Hanky-Panky”. Nick Pappalardo was featured alongside his bandmates in the college’s interview series, “SRTV: Inside The Music”. A music video, “Watch-Out” was also released on Youtube, under the band’s name.
Nick Pappalardo made many appearances playing with his RRLG artist and singer-songwriter colleague, Sydney Schizzano, and would contribute to the release of her first album, “You Gave Me Love”. He also made an appearance alongside Sydney Schizzano, at The College of Saint Rose’s Record Label Gala in the spring of 2018.
Throughout his time in Albany, Nick Pappalardo has been credited for providing session duties on over ten albums, with diverse musical directions. His first full-length album, “Impressions”, released in early of May 2018, displays a diverse set of influences ranging from Pop, Jazz, R&B, Rock, to even Avant-Garde and ambient landscapes.
In his personal life, the guitarist enjoys spending time with his family and close friends. He currently studies with the jazz/fusion guitarist, Oz Noy, and teaches his own private students.