Guitarist Nick Kendall grew up playing the live music venues in Johannesburg, South Africa. At age sixteen Nick was chosen as the guitarist for the South African production of We Will Rock You with which he toured SA in 2006, and later Asia in 2008. After studying on a partial scholarship at the Berklee College of Music in Boston USA, in late 2008 Nick moved to London where he has built a career as a busy session musician. Nick has played guitar with the likes of 10cc, Tony Hadley, Alice Cooper, Gordon Giltrap, as well as recording with artists such as Peter Cox (Go West), Cliff Richard, Dame Vera Lynn, and many more. He has worked extensively in the West End having held chairs on six shows including Rock of Ages, Jersey Boys, and We Will Rock You. Nick appeared as a featured soloist in ‘Bowie a Rock & Symphonic Spectacular’, performing with orchestras such as the Birmingham Symphony, Hallé, and BBC Concert Orchestra. He also appears on albums with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, and the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Nick is a member of the band GO NOW! performing the music of The Moody Blues with former Moody Blues band member Gordy Marshall.

Nick is the frontman, singer, and songwriter for his own blues-rock outfit, The Kendall Connection, who were invited to support on the 2022 Jools Holland tour. The band’s debut album was described in Blues Matters Magazine as “one of the best debut albums this reviewer has heard in a long time”.

What equipment/instruments do you use?
Gibson ES-335 Larry Carlton signature
Custom Shop special order 1953 Fender Telecaster 
Lowden S32C 6 string Acoustic
Taylor 655CE 12 string acoustic 
Levinson 12 string acoustic (open C tuning for Question)
Kemper Profiler power head and remote floorboard