Born October 11, 2002, Jack is a lifelong resident of McKeesport, Pennsylvania. His parents and extended family have proudly resided in the Pittsburgh area for generations. Jack has loved doo wop music since he was a child and first saw the 1993 movie, The Sandlot. The story of the film is set in the summer of 1962 and features legendary music by the Drifters, Tokens, Ray Charles and Hank Ballard & The Midnighters. In addition, Jack cites influence from artists such as Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners, Lou Christie, Dion & The Belmonts and Little Anthony & The Imperials.
In 2021, Jack released his first album which featured exquisite acapella and musical renditions of many classic and rare doo wop gems. The major highlights of the album are two original doo wop songs entitled ‘I Had a Dream’ and ‘Graduation' written and arranged by Jack Nicora. Consequently, both of these songs are available for digital download here on the site!! In addition, Jack has other original music available for purchase on multiple digital platforms, such as Amazon MP3, Apple Music, Spotify and Pandora.
Jack’s music and charismatic online presence with Facebook and Instagram has garnered the attention of high-profile celebrities, national promoters, musical legends and family members. Most recently, Jack was one of 14 contestants who performed on premiere night of American Idol Season 21, which aired on Sunday, February 19, 2023. During the show, Jack can be seen singing the iconic doo wop song by Fred Parris & The 5 Satins entitled 'I Remember (In The Still of The Night)' accompanied by Katy, Lionel, Luke... and Mango, Jack's dancing parrot! Mango even gets the chance to show off, dancing to his favorite song 'Rockin' Robin' with Jack during the memorable segment. Currently, Jack is performing solo concerts and appearing at events throughout Pittsburgh and the surrounding area. He is also in the process of creating original music and vocal arrangements for a new album soon to be released.
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