Nicholas Bridgman plays piano,

composes jazz and classical music, writes fiction, and holds B.A.'s in ecology and rhetoric.

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Latest News:

August 2, 2021


Uploaded to YouTube a 1998 CD of Nicholas' classical piano work, including the Shostakovich First Piano Concerto, performed with the New West Symphony. Listen here.

November 20, 2020

Nicholas' short story, "Sylmar," has been published in the Winter 2020 issue of the literary journal, Please See Me.

November 4, 2020

Nicholas performed with Berkeley's I-House Jazz Band while living at I-House in Fall 2002. As part of this year's virtual global homecoming, the I-House used Nicholas' song, Wheel of Life, to accompany quotes from past residents of their favorite memories. A YouTube video of the quotes is here.


November 24, 2018

Released a solo piano version of "My Romance" on Youtube and the Free Music page.

Listen to the title track from Nicholas' last album:

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Find out more about Nicholas' novel, A Character in Reality, in which a fictional character gains consciousness and learns what it takes to survive in the real world.

Current Projects:

Nicholas' latest short fiction, "The Central String," will be published in the Fall 2021 issue of Ginosko Literary Journal. His last publication was "Sylmar," in the Winter 2020 issue of Please See Me.

Despite the pandemic changing life in so many ways, Nicholas has kept busy writing a dozen original jazz songs, and recording them over the internet using Apple's Logic Pro X. He frequently jams on the virtual music site, JamKazam, where he has met band members who come together online from around the world to record songs and jam on standards. He hopes to release an album of this music late 2021.