Name: Nick Kane
Playing (years): 45
Style: Rock, Blues, Fingerstyle and assorted related styles
Gear: Nick Kane Signature Gibson Custom Shop Flying V, 57 Reissue Black Beauty Les Paul, 57 Reissue Goldtop Les Paul, 1970 SG Std, 61 Reissue SG, SG Classic, Gibson J45 Flattop, Ovation 1863 Classic Nylon String and about 25 other guitars. Amps: 70’s Fender Super Reverb(modded), Marshall JTM45, Marshall 4×12, Hiwatt 50 watt Bulldog, 4 different Fender Champs abd a bunch more; about 70 pedals
Endorsements: currently none, formerly Gibson, Ernie Ball, Jim Dunlop
Past accomplishments: won a Grammy in 1995, nominated for a Juno in 2000, toured the world with Pinetop Perkins and Hubert Sumlin, survived the 70’s.
Current and upcoming projects: promoting ‘The Balls’ new CD “The Balls…Come Out Swinging”
Favorite guitarist: Rory Gallagher, Ritchie Blackmore, Davie Allan, Albert Lee, Jeff Beck, Freddie King, Lonnie Mack, Grant Green, Billy Gibbons
Best musician you’ve ever seen: can’t remember, there’s been a lot
Four words that best describe what you want to get across in your playing: People feel good & satisfied!
Ultimate goal: to have some success with my own original stuff, as in with the Balls, make some money with it and get a few more years worth of touring out of it.