Professional Trumpeter

Nicholas Dyson recently relocated to the interior of beautiful British Columbia from Ottawa. While in Ottawa, Nicholas regularly performed with local and traveling musicians. Over the years, he has worked with numerous local and international musical legends and has also played with the National Arts Centre Orchestra Pops, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Gatineau, Capital Brassworks, and in the pit orchestras of many musical theatres shows such as Book of Mormon and Motown The Musical.

Current Projects

Nicholas Dyson is one of Ottawa’s busiest trumpeters. He performs regularly with The Beeched Wailers, Prime Rib Big Band, Los Gringos, Bank Street Bonbons, and Mackenzie Rhythm Section.

Music Education

Nicholas is an in-demand private instructor in trumpet, harmony and improvisation. He is a Carleton University Jazz Camp faculty member, and has hosted Trumpet Bootcamp for several years at Alcorn Music Studios. Nicholas is also an active guest clinician, adjudicator and guest soloist.

Composing & Recording

Nicholas frequently writes and records for a variety of artists and bands, and has contributed to many albums. His Ottawa-based Jazz band, The Beeched Wailers, recorded their album, “The Johnson Lake Sessions” in 2015.

Upcoming Events

No events currently scheduled due to Covid-19. Check back again soon.

Projects & Recordings

Nicholas has worked with many bands and contributed to dozens of albums. Currently Nicholas performs regularly with The Prime Rib Big Band, Los Gringos, Bank Street Bonbons, and Mackenzie Rhythm Section, and he occasionally performs with the National Arts Centre Orchestra Pops.

Nicholas’s jazz quintet, The Beeched Wailers, hosts a weekly Tuesday Night Jazz Jam in Ottawa.


Nicholas Dyson

25+ Years

of Performance and Musical Education Experience.


Professional Trumpet Player.


Proficient in a variety of genres, including jazz, funk, soul, etc.

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