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 Trio, Vijay Iyer Trio, Marc Ribot's "Songs of Resistance", Imani Uzuri’s “Hush Arbor”, Anthony Coleman, Amirtha Kidambi's "Elder Ones", Matt Wilson's "Christmas Tree-o", Jeff Lederer Quartet, Jeff "Tain" Watts Trio, 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. Nick currently studies at The New School and is on track to graduate with a BA degree in Contemporary Music and a BFA degree in Jazz Performance.