Nick Waterhouse

Singer, Songwriter & Producer — Los Angeles

Name?
Nick Waterhouse

Where are you from?
From Los Angeles & San Francisco

What do you do?
I make records and lead a band, I play guitar and sing, and I travel the world.

Describe your style in three words?
Very particularly mine

How should your music be listened to?
Preferably in a social atmosphere

What do you miss about home when you're on tour?
My records, my den, and my friends.

What British music icons inspire your sound today?
Georgie Fame, Gaz Mayall, Lord Kitchener, dizzy Reece, Ronnie Scott and Johnnie Dankworth, Sade, Steve Winwood, Eric Burdon...


Nick Waterhouse creates a cocktail of 50s and 60s inspired contemporary RnB, Soul & Jazz music. His third album 'Never Twice' was released on 30th September 2016 via Innovative Leisure.

What was the first song you played on repeat?
One Bourbon One Scotch - John Lee Hooker 

A song from your favourite album?
I Don't Worry About A Thing - Mose Allison

Music icon that has inspired you?
Ray Charles without doubt. Just how everything lays in his hand, the arrangement, the delivery, the personality... everything.

The Song with your favourite lyrics?
I Don't Worry About A Thing - Mose Allison

Any new artists you can’t stop listening to right now?
Jon Batiste playing piano, Leon Bridges singing in the car.

10 Songs You're currently listening to?

Lady Blue - Leon Russell
One of my favorite and moodiest of the deeply soulful okie king.

Larry of Arabia - Chico Hamilton
Swinging and swirling jazz ripper showcasing a young Larry Carlton

Let's Talk It Over - Hollywood Flames
Sultry as hell and a beautiful and gritty slow twister

Rat Race - Drifters
Big city movie records are some of my favorites

 Any Other Way - Jackie Shane
Always on my mind and moody as all get out

Coming Down To Joy - Van Morrison
An unreleased treasure from the Warner vaults in '70

Friendly Persuasion - Lem Winchester 
Really digging this record lately. Hard bop gem from a short lived vibraphonist

Make The World Go Away - Ray Price
Nashville moods...

 It Won't Be This Way Always - The Kingpins
My absolute favorite dollar bin find...

Name?
Nick Waterhouse

Where are you from?
From Los Angeles & San Francisco

What do you do?
I make records and lead a band, I play guitar and sing, and I travel the world.

Describe your style in three words?
Very particularly mine

How should your music be listened to?
Preferably in a social atmosphere

What do you miss about home when you're on tour?
My records, my den, and my friends.

What British music icons inspire your sound today?
Georgie Fame, Gaz Mayall, Lord Kitchener, dizzy Reece, Ronnie Scott and Johnnie Dankworth, Sade, Steve Winwood, Eric Burdon...


Nick Waterhouse creates a cocktail of 50s and 60s inspired contemporary RnB, Soul & Jazz music. His third album 'Never Twice' was released on 30th September 2016 via Innovative Leisure.

What was the first song you played on repeat?
One Bourbon One Scotch - John Lee Hooker 

A song from your favourite album?
I Don't Worry About A Thing - Mose Allison

Music icon that has inspired you?
Ray Charles without doubt. Just how everything lays in his hand, the arrangement, the delivery, the personality... everything.

The Song with your favourite lyrics?
I Don't Worry About A Thing - Mose Allison

Any new artists you can’t stop listening to right now?
Jon Batiste playing piano, Leon Bridges singing in the car.

10 Songs You're currently listening to?

Lady Blue - Leon Russell
One of my favorite and moodiest of the deeply soulful okie king.

Larry of Arabia - Chico Hamilton
Swinging and swirling jazz ripper showcasing a young Larry Carlton

Let's Talk It Over - Hollywood Flames
Sultry as hell and a beautiful and gritty slow twister

Rat Race - Drifters
Big city movie records are some of my favorites

 Any Other Way - Jackie Shane
Always on my mind and moody as all get out

Coming Down To Joy - Van Morrison
An unreleased treasure from the Warner vaults in '70

Friendly Persuasion - Lem Winchester 
Really digging this record lately. Hard bop gem from a short lived vibraphonist

Make The World Go Away - Ray Price
Nashville moods...

 It Won't Be This Way Always - The Kingpins
My absolute favorite dollar bin find...

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