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Aaron Nevezie

Lecturer of Studio Production

Aaron Nevezie is a New York based musician, music producer, engineer and mixer. Originally from Auckland, New Zealand he got his start playing jazz guitar performing with some of New Zealand’s top artists.

In 1999 he won New Zealand Jazz Album of the Year for the album ‘Take Me With You’ with group co-led with Chris White. By that point he was in New York studying for a BFA in Jazz Performance at the New School University. Following graduation he performed extensively throughout New York and touring nationally with Natalie Walker and Nicole Atkins.He performed at legendary venues such as The Blue Note, The Jazz Standard, 55 Bar, House of Blues and many more. In 2006 he established The Bunker Studio with fellow NSU alum John Graham Davis. As head engineer at one of the premier NYC recording studios Aaron has worked with a plethora of jazz artists including Brian Blade, Chris Potter, John Patitucci, Nate Smith, Jon Cowherd, Ben Allison, Steve Cardenas, Vijay Iyer, Jim Campilongo, Robert Glasper, Jeremy Pelt, Charlie Hunter to name a few. In 2014 Aaron joined drummer Jojo Mayer’s group Nerve. A pioneering crossover group this band led the way for the integration of electronic music vocabulary with jazz improvisation. Nerve has toured world featuring at jazz festivals from Jazz No Jazz in Zurich all the way to the Goa International Jazz Festival in India. Club dates rang from the Cotton Club, Tokyo to Fasching, Stockholm and Piano Man. Mumbai. Nerve’s international fan base means the band travels to far flung corners of the globe on a regular basis. As a member of Nerve Aaron has co-produced/written five full length records-Ghosts of Tomorrow, Live In Europe, Nerve, After the Flare and Music for Sharks. In 2019 Aaron released a record of duo improvisations with jazz keyboardists Jon Cowherd, Frank LoCrasto and Jacob Bergson. Solo releases of Obsidian, and Fractals 1 & 2 followed.