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Nicky Estor began music at the age of 5 years by studying classical piano. At 14, he decided to dedicate the drums and took lessons with Jean Marc Lajudie in Limoges
On stage since the age of 16 years in various styles of music but mainly Blues / Swing / Rock 'n Roll, Nicky Estor has accompanied many artists in the blues scene as International Nico Wayne Toussaint, Shawn Pittman, Preston Hubbard UP Wilson, Paul Orta, Mr. Boogie Woogie, Mudzilla, Bill Hurley (Inmates), Sonny Boy Terry, Dana Gillespie, Dawn Tyler Watson, Julian Bruneteau, Mr. Chiang, Cash McCall, Kevin Mark, Ben Root, Pat Loiselle, Jackie Bell Ben Racine, Hector Watt, Bill Cantos, Michael Herblin, N'Co ...
He also knew and jammed with prestigious musicians such as Billy Branch, Nick Moss, Lurrie Bell, Bernard Allison, Joe Moss, Marc T, Louis Bertignac, Jean Jacques Milteau, Benoit Blue Boy, Greg Zlap, Franck ash ...
Nicky was also the organizer of the Festival "Blues players" in the Dordogne in France for nearly 10 years
Based in Montreal since 2008, Nicky has just set up his recording studio and start an independent record label: Iguana Records.
In 2011, he released his first album under his name intitué Blues and
Friends "which came to play longtime friends (Nico Wayne Toussaint, Mr.
Boogie Woogie, Florian Royo ...) or more recent collaborators (Ben
Racine , Kevin Mark, Kim Richardson)