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Nicki Parrott

Primary Instrument: Bass

Nicki Parrott

Nicki Parrott, an internationally acclaimed bassist, arrived in New York in May of 1994, the recipient of a grant from the Australia Council for the Arts allowing her travel to the US and study with her mentor, one of the world’s premiere double bassists, Rufus Reid. In the same year she was also nominated for the “Australian Young Achievers Award”.

Today, Nicki Parrott is a world-class double bassist and an emerging singer/songwriter. In her work with artists from around the globe she has brought a signature sound to every bass part she has played. She performs regularly at the world’s best Jazz Festivals and can be seen Monday’s at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City with the legendary guitarist and inventor, Les Paul. Since June of 2000, this union has been an ideal showcase for her musical abilities, flair for improv, and gift for entertaining a crowd....
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“The most astonishing new jazz musician we have seen in years.”
The Washington Times

“More Than Just Beauty & The Bass”
The Mississippi Rag

“Immaculate accompanist to guitar and drum solos”
Double Bassist Magazine

”Nicki has become an extraordinarily emotive bassist seemingly extending her instrument's range to convey the subtlest of sentiments.”
All About Jazz
As a Leader
Nicki Parrott
Moon River
Venus Records
2008

Nicki Parrott and Rossano Sportiello
People Will Say We’re In Love
Arbors Records
2007

Nicki and Lisa Parrott
The Awabakal Suite
Monkey Pants Records
2001

Ron Jackson & Nicki Parrott
Concrete Jungle
Airmen Records
1998

As A Side Musician
David Krakauer & So Called w/Klezmer Madness
Bubbemeises, Lies My Gramma Told Me
Label Bleu
2005

Deborah Weisz Trio
Trio
Va Wah Music
2005

The Deborah Weisz Quintet w/ Special Guest Olivier Ker Ourio
Grace
Va Wah Music
2005

Aaron Weinstein
A Handful of Stars
Arbors Records
2005

Teraesa Vinson
Opportunity Please Knock
Amplified Records
2004

David Krakauer's Klezmer Madness
Live in Krakow
Label Bleu
2003

Skitch Henderson & Bucky Pizzarelli
Legends
Arbors Records
2003

My ID featuring Aubrey Dayle
My ID
AJKE Enterprises
2003

Mark Berman
Jewish Theater Songs and Others
Mark Berman
2003
Ada Rovati Under the Hat w/ Randy Brecker, Mike Stern, Don Elias Apria Records 2003

Laura Leon
Changing the Pace
Music for a G’day
2003

Rachel Z Trio
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Venus Records
2003

John Tropea
Standard Influence
Video Arts Music
2003

Laura Westler
Kabbalah Music, Songs of the Jewish Mystics
Nervy Girl Records
2002

Skitch Henderson
Swinging With Strings
Arbors Records
2001

Johnny Frigo
DNA Exposed
Arbors Records
2001

Johnny Vargo Quartet w/ Jon-Erik Kellso
All That Jazz
Arbors Records
2001

Po’ Jazz
Takin’ It To The Hollow
Jazz Jaunts Production
2001

David Krakauer’s Klezmer’s Madness
The Twelve Tribes
Label Bleu
2001

Derek Smith
High Energy
Arbors Records
2001

Mikveh
Mikveh
Traditional Crossroads
2001

Kitchen House Blend
Live From the Kitchen
The Kitchen
2000

David Krakauer
A New Hot One
Label Bleu
2000

Five Play
On The Brink
Arbors Records
1999

Mark Berman
Songs For A Wonderful God
Mark Berman
1999

Sharp Five
Intersect
Consensus Records
1999

Mark Berman
Eight Theater Songs
Mark Berman 1997

Swingtime Canteen
Cast Recording
Performing Arts Preservation Association
1997

Graeme Norris
Pentatomic
Rufus Records/Polygram Australia
1996

David Kovins
Vibe From New York
Elroy Records
1995

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Featured recording “Moon River”

Moon River
Venus Records (2008)
Download jazz mp3 “Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)” by Nicki Parrott & Rossano Sportiello

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