Who I Am
On Saxophone, flute, and EWI, Nicholas Hasty, brings his own unique style inspired by the likes of Michael Brecker, Joshua Redmon and Chris Potter. An established and diverse Bay area musician, he has played in bands with varied styles including jazz, funk, bluegrass, latin, blues and rock. Having studied composition and performance in both classical and jazz from a young age through college, he has also studied with Bennett Friedman to whom he attributes his highly developed improvisational skills. His combination of melodic ideas executed with skillfully honed technique contributes to the jazz-funk fusion that is the Melt.