When they are asked about his passion for music, Nelson's parents enjoy telling how while still young and learning to talk, let alone reading, he would grab a song book and pretend he was singing from it, even including some dance steps! But his love for music really started to grow when they offered him his first acoustic guitar shortly after high-school. Music quickly took an important place in his life as he would spend countless hours every day on his instrument. He gradually developed a taste for blues and rock music, being mostly inspired by guitar heroes like Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton, and enjoying the freedom offered by improvised jam sessions. He soon started to play as lead guitar in a few local bands while in Toulouse, France, with no other ambition than having a good time with friends. His musical world took a different direction when he discovered artists like Jack Johnson and Ben Harper, whose music would resonate with his love for the ocean and fond memories of his summer holidays as a youth in his native Portugal. Since then, he focused on his acoustic guitar and songwriting skills, gradually adding to his songs some soft vocals harmonizing with his melodic percussive acoustic guitar style and conveying positive and relaxing feelings. Benefiting from the dynamic musical environment he found himself in when he moved to Noordwijk, The Netherlands, he started to share some of his home recordings on soundcloud beginning of 2013. A couple of years later, encouraged by the positive feedback received, he started working on studio recordings and released his first demo album with the support of The Box Records, Katwijk, on September 4, 2015.
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