Nick China was born in Tientsin, China. He is of Russian descent. He has lived in the United States since 1952. He was graduated from Queens College, Flushing, NY with honors in 1972. Nick has been a Poet since 1965. He has been a singer-songwriter-performer since 1983, performing mostly in Greenwich Village, NY, and Queens Village, NY. He has written 400 poems, half of which he has set to music. Nick plays rythmn guitar and the harmonica, in addition to singing. He has recorded 100 demos, and Mick Davis, one of his collaborators, states that Nick does Bob Dylan better than Bob Dylan.
His CD was recorded in Seaford Harbor, NY at Buzz Productions. Nick's co-producer was Steve Ronsen, who performs Nick's song, "Who Will Be The One To Say She's Wrong" on this CD, Which Lonnie MacDonald, a lifetime friend of Nick's calls, "powerfully effective".
Nick's work has been published, recorded and broadcast.
Nicky has collaborated with numerous people, including Jon Collins, Dave Phenegar, Steve Ronsen, Sal Rainone, Dane Mygind, George Maritime, Spiros, Mike Rocklin, Latch, Rainey Steele, Jesse Sowers, Mick Davis, etc..
Nick China has many influences: Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Judy Collins, The Velvet Underground, Woody & Arlo Guthrie, Eric Anderson, The Dire Straits, Pete Seeger, etc.
Please look for Nick's first full album release, "Israel Tour", coming soon to the Internet. In the meantime, please enjoy what Nick China has already accomplished. You might try http://www.poetrypoem.com/nickchina
Thank you. God bless us all!