Nick Dunston (b. 1996) is a composer, bassist, scholar, and cross-disciplinary collaborator. His performances have spanned a variety of venues and festivals across countries in North America and Europe. He's performed professionally with artists such as Tyshawn Sorey, Vijay Iyer, Marc Ribot, Imani Uzuri, Anthony Coleman, Amirtha Kidambi, Matt Wilson, Jeff Lederer, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Darius Jones, and more. As a composer, he's written for and collaborated for a wide range of artists, from solo instrumentalists, to his own bands, to performance artists. He's been commissioned by entities such as the New York Public Library of Performing Arts, the Joffrey Ballet School, The Witches, violist Joanna Mattrey, the ESMAE Jazz and Chamber Orchestras, and more. His currently leads two bands: Atlantic Extraction and Truffle Pig, and is a co-leader of Feral Children (with Noah Becker and Lesley Mok) and Aurelia Trio (with Theo Walentiny and Connor Parks). As a writer, he's contributed monthly to Hot House jazz magazine since 2016.