Nick Savage

Musician Educator Consultant


“In the last decade, Drummer Nick Savage has spread his talents throughout the world. Nick has shared the stage with performers such as, 2006 Tony award winner Beth Leavel, 2002 American Idol runner-up Justin Guarini, John Scofield, Joshua Redman, Lou Donaldson, Lonnie Smith, Jeff Coffin, Victor Goines, Joe Lavano, Stikyard, and many more reputable artists.”


Fresh Heir-Band Leader

Webster University-High Jazz Ensemble Leader



Work Experience (All of the listed experiences were payed endeavors)

2017 – Appearance at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA (sponsored by Soultone Cymbal Company)

2017 - Muny Magic at The Sheldon St. Louis, MO (2 shows 2 days)

2016 – Stikyard  North Ridge Church (9 shows in a 3 day residency)

2016 – Stikyard with Michael W. Smith at Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN (1 show 2 day residency)

2016 – Stikyard featured at the No Greater Love Festival near Alberta, CA (1 show in a 3 day residency)

2016 – MUNY Magic at the Sheldon St. Louis, MO (2 shows in a 2 day residency)

2016 - Mamma Mia, St. Louis Municipal Theatre (Pit Musician)

2016 - Stikyard - Edward Jones Dome (2016 International Robotics Convention)

2015 - Stikyard - North Place Church in Dallas, Texas (4 shows in a 3 day residency)

2015 - MUNY Magic at the Sheldon, St. Louis, MO ft. 2006 Tony award winning Beth Leveal (2 shows in a 2 day residency)

2015 - Buddy Holly Story, St. Louis Municipal Theatre (Apollo Theatre musician, Clear Lake, IA musician 7 shows in a 14 day residency)

2015 - Funk Fest 10, St. Louis, MO (featured performer)

2015 - The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber, St. Louis, MO (lead percussionist)

2014 - Webster University Master Class with Joe Lavano (accompanist)

2014 - Webster Jazz Festival, St. Louis, MO with the Webster University Faculty Ensemble (featured performer)

2013 - Present: Frequent freelance work in the St. Louis, New York Capital, Chicago, Dallas, Cleveland, Oklahoma City, and Kansas City. Freelance for Diamond Empire Band, Stikyard, Webster University, Artists For a Cause (A4AA)

2011 – Drummer Boy 2011 Production by Stikyard (featured performer 11 shows in a 4 day residency)

2011 – Webster University Master Class w/ John Scofield (accompanist)

2009 Drummer Boy 2009 Production by Stikyard (featured performer 9 shows in a 4 day residency)

2009 Armed Forces Entertainment Bulkans Tour Middle Eastern Europe (featured performer)

2008 Iowa City Jazz Festival, Iowa City, IA (featured performer)

2008 Bodog Battle of The Bands Final Performance, Chicago, IL (featured performer)

2007 10KLF Ten Thousand Lakes Festival, Detroit Lakes, MN (featured performer)

2006 Clayton Jazz Festival, St. Louis, MO (featured performer)



2009 Department of Defense Certificate of Appreciation

2006 Winner, TKT Jazz Scholarship at Webster University



M.M. in Performance, Webster University (2015)

B.A. in Performance, Webster University (2012)