Nick Ledesma

Guitar & Bass

Nick earned his bachelor degree in Audio Production and Live Sound at Columbia College in Chicago. While finishing up his studies at Columbia, Nick was a part of the audio production team that recorded Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith’s “Joined at the Hip” which earned him a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album Recording in 2011. Nick’s musical studies began in the late 90's and he has been teaching guitar and bass to students of all ages since 2007. In his spare time, Nick is a freelance audio producer and performs as the guitarist/vocalist for the critically acclaimed Penrose Stairs.