Guitarist and composer Nelson Dougherty is a musician with his own style. He pulls from the jazz tradition and a range of other influences from rock and funk to 20th century classical music. In 2012, Nelson recorded his first album “Instability of Lust”of entirely original music. He is currently working on his second studio album of original music, expanding on his unique ability to meld traditional with contemporary music.
He studied Jazz and classical guitar at Brevard College where earned a Bachelor of Arts with and emphasis in Jazz. Nelson also completed the Performance Program at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Since graduating Nelson has developed a successful teaching studio and has performed regularly.