Nick Didkovsky (born 1958) is a composer, guitarist, computer music programmer, and leader of the band Doctor Nerve. He is a former student of Christian Wolff, Pauline Oliveros and Gerald Shapiro.
Didkovsky has developed a
Java music API called JMSL (Java Music Specification Language). JMSL is a toolbox for algorithmic composition and performance. JMSL includes JScore, an extensible staff notation editor. JMSL can output music using either JavaSound or JSyn.
Didkovsky has composed for or performed on a number of CDs including:
Upbeat, with the Fred Frith Guitar Quartet 2000,
Ereia, with Doctor Nerve and the Sirius String Quartet 2003,
Bone - uses wrist grab, with Hugh Hopper and John Roulat
Didkovsky's music has also been arranged by the
experimental music group Electric Kompany. He is a co-owner of the " $100 Guitar", a guitar which was circulated amongst many musicians (including Alex Skolnick, Fred Frith, and Nels Cline) for the recording of a concept album about the guitar. [1 ]
References [ edit ]
Dickenson, J. Andrew:
"Electric Counterpoint", Urban Guitar, July 2006 Ross Feller,
Ice Cream Time: The Raunchy and the Rigorous  Rose, Joe,
A $100 Guitar Makes A 30,000-Mile Odyssey, , National Public Radio, 4 December 2012 Didkovsky, Nick,
Nick Didkovsky Official Home Page, 
External links [ edit ]