Born in Emilia Romagna, Italy, Nicola started playing guitar at the age of 9 and graduated in 2004 in modern guitar at the Modern Music Academy in Modena. He continued his studies at the Conservatory "Felice Dall'Abaco" in Verona and obtained his professional qualification for teaching with the course held by Frank Gambale.
In 2001 he started his teaching activity as a professor of modern guitar in various national schools and academies and in 2007 he founded "L'Accademia Centro Musicale Polivalente", the musical center of Parma.
He has played in several bands (including State of Mind, Fear of Fours and Wyvern).
With his band "Custodie Cautelari" he played with: Eric Burdon, Cristiano De Andrè, Maurizio Solieri, Stef Burns, Giuseppe Scarpato, Ricky Portera, Gogo Ghidelli, Cesareo, Alberto Radius, Ivano Zanotti, Adriano Molinari, Luca Colombo, Mario Schilirò , Federico Poggipollini, Max Cottafavi, Andrea Fornili, Luigi Schiavone, Giacomo Castellano, Roberto Gualdi and Matt Backer.
From 2019 he also plays with the instrumental project with the band "Cubo di Rubik".
He collaborates in the studio as a session musician with bands and labels and has written soundtracks for short films.
- 2005 STATE OF MIND Pygmalion and his images (Prog Metal)
- 2008 FEAR OF FOURS Demo 2008 (Mediterranean Metal)
- 2009 FEAR OF FOURS Single "Tear off My Skin Deep" (Mediterranean Metal)
- 2016 CUSTODIE CAUTELARI Notte delle Chitarre es altri Incidenti
- 2018 FEAR OF FOURS Late Harvest
- 2020 NICOLA DENTI Egosfera
- 1998 SILVIA GIAVARINI, Chitarre nel singolo "Per vedere la neve"
- 2000 CLED, Promo (rock-funk-dance)
- 2001 NIGHT FEVER, Demo (funk-dance anni '70)
- 2002 ONDEROCK, CD promozionale
- 2007 SG Revolution Vol.1, Partecipazione con la band State Of Mind
- 2008 VEHEMENT “The Art of Oppression” (All that's behind)
- 2010 TOM BALDAUF Hab Zeit
- 2011 SOFIA MALPELI, Chitarre e Arrangiamenti del Demo Promozionale
- 2012 FRANK MICHAEL, Chitarre e arrangiamenti dell'album Sentiero
- 2016 ANDREA LELLI Pindaricamente
- 2016 DIK DIK 50...il sogno continua, "Il primo Giorno di Primavera"
- 2017 ANDREA PAONE 40