Nicolas Dunston is a composer, improviser and bass player. He has performed internationally at festivals in North America and Europe and has played with artists such as Marc Ribot, Ches Smith, Imani Uzuri, Ingrid Laubrock, Anna Webber and Vijay Iyer. In addition to three studio albums released under his name, he has composed commissioned works for ensembles such as Bang on a Can, Jack Quartet, Bass Players for Black Composers, Maggie Cox and Joy Guidry. Dunston was an artist-in-residence at the Wet Ink Ensemble for the 2021-2022 season.
Nicolas Dunston was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy in February 2023 and April to May 2023