Nico Wayne Toussaint : one of the top harmonica-playing singers of his generation, applauded both in Europe and in North America

Nico signs his shows with his personnality : charisme and pure energy. His repertoire is mainly originals deep rooted in the 50's Chicago Blues sound with a touch of more contemporary Blues. A tight teamwork by his group and his own unique voice complete a show of blues « a la » Nico Wayne Toussaint.

His latest project is a 8 piece band with which he pays tribute to his all time mentor and strongest influence : James Cotton.  Fall 2017 : the band is launching its new album "Nico Wayne Toussaint plays James Cotton" on Dixiefrog Records.


Professional since 1998, he has recorded 13 albums under his name on Dixiefrog Records.

Nico continues to perform and enlist new fans, whether it's in France, Belgium, Holland, the USA, Canada, Spain, Italy, Germany, or in Macedonia, Ecuador, Nigeria, Syria, Tunisia and Morocco.

From the year 2000 on, he has been bringing in guest artists like Cash McCall, David Maxwell, Monster Mike Welch, Killer Ray Allison, Tonky de la Peña, Amar Sundy, Neal Black, Mr. Boogie Woogie or Michael Dotson.

He has recorded or worked with Rod Piazza, Guy Davis, Albert Castiglia, JP Soars, Kid Bangham, Per Hanson, Mudcat Ward, L.A.Jones and Andrew Strong.

He has played with James Cotton, Billy Branch, Johnny Drummer, RJ Mischo, Luther Allison, Eddie C. Campbell, Vance Kelly, Jimmy Burns, Jimmy Johnson and many other names out of the Chicago scene.

In 2014 Nico represented South Florida at the IBC making it up to the finals in the DUO categoy and in 2015 he placed 3d in the BAND category representing South California Blues Society. His song How Long To Heal has won Best Blues Song at the ISC 2012 and he won Harp Player of the Year at the IBC '15.