Geoff Nicholson (guitar)

To me, Geoff Nicholson is a great, underrated guitar player, judging from early East of Eden albums. But I can't find more info about him. Any help with info will be very appreciated, as always!

East of Eden was an atypical band formed by violin player Dave Arbus in Brighton in 1967.

Dave Arbus (violin)
Geoff Nicholson (guitar)
Steve York (bass)
Ron Caines (sax)
Dave Dufort (drums)
They released Mercator projected. After that, Dave Dufort and Steve York left. This was the new lineup: Dave Arbus (violin)
Geoff Nicholson (guitar)
Andy Sneddon (bass)
Ron Caines (sax)
Geoff Britton (drums)
Their 2nd album was Snafu. Then, Ron left the band. This was around 1970.

At least, two compilations have been released by the band. In 1971, a compilation was released, Jig-a-jig, comprising tracks from their 1st and 2nd albums. Another one was World of East of Eden.

And now, we have a 20-years gap! Help here, please!

In 1997, East of Eden comes to life again with 3 original members:

Dave Arbus (violin)
Geoff Nicholson (guitar)
Ron Caines (sax)
They release a new album, Kalipse, with help from bassist Jan Lehne. Due to moderate success, they release a new one, called Armadillo.

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