Nicolas Thys (electric & acoustic bass) is living in Brussels (after 7 years in Amsterdam and 7 years in New York). Nicolas has played around the world (Japan, Canada, Africa, Europe) at all major festivals with Toots Thielemans, Kenny Werner, Lee Konitz, Brussels jazz orchestra, Mal Waldron, Jeanne Lee, Philipp Catherine, Dave Liebman, Thomas Sztanko, Jef Neve, Yaron Herman, Jojo Meyer’s Nerve, Mark Turner, Ben Monder, David Linx, Zap Mama and many more. He performs on 50+ CDs as a sideman.
His current projects are: TaxiWars (feat. Tom Barman), Landscape (feat Josse De Pauwe, Kris Defoort and Lander Gijselinck), Veronika Harsca 4tet and the Julien Tassin trio
He leads his own bands:
1- Broadway Neon
2- The Sound People Project
Nicolas teaches at the master’s degree programme at the Antwerp Conservatory.