Nick uses a variety of instruments in his shows. Some traditional, some not, including:
  • Recorder (sopranino, descant, treble and tenor)
  • Brass (cornet, trumpet, flugelhorn)
  • Uilleann pipes (Irish bagpipes)
  • Church serpent
  • water tank bass
  • Theremin
  • Saw
  • Swiss alphorn
  • boghorn
  • bath harp
  • tuned downpipes
  • crumpled horn
  • seahorn

Swiss alphorn in the key of G about 12 feet long, has a wonderful warm and rich tone with a range of 2.5 octaves.