Nicky Shane

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Nicky Shane is a harmonica player, artist, and stand-up comic who resides in Portland, Oregon. He established and received the first Guinness World Record for The Fastest Harmonica Player.[1]

Nicky Shane (born Mitchell Pieracci in Palo Alto, CA) is a stand-up comic best known for his character 'The Buzzard'. He is also a painter, musician, songwriter, and screenwriter. He grew up in San Jose, California whose mother Toni Pieracci was a single parent. Nicky has five brothers and sisters.

During his career, Nicky Shane has written hundreds of works including screenplays, sitcom pilots, novels, poetry, and short stories, and over 12-hours of stand-up comedy material. He has released 10 CDs as a musician many as The Nicky Shane Band, and as a visual artist he's painted nine different watercolor (pen and ink) series. These include "2012 Harmonica Calendar","Voluptuous Mermaids", Stand-up Comedy", "Rock and Blues", "European Pastels", "Community Skateboard".

On September 8, 2005 Nicky established the first Guinness World Records wind instrument speed record becoming [1] "Fastest Harmonica Player".

In January, 2014, Nicky completed taping his "Nicky 'The Buzzard' Shane Comedy Special" in Louisville, KY, a 45-minute stand-up comedy show performed at the 486-seat Eifler Threater.


  1. ^ "Fastest Harmonica Player". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 

External links[edit]

  • [2] Official Nicky Shane website.