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Nicki Parrott

Primary Instrument: Bass

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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    Sakura Sakura

    Venus Records
    2012
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    Summertime

    Venus Records
    2012
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    Autumn Leaves

    Venus Records
    2012
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    Can't Take My Eyes Off You

    Venus Records
    2011
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    Black Coffee

    Venus Records
    2010
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    Fly Me To The Moon

    Venus Records
    2009
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    Moon River

    Venus Records
    2009
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Featured recording “Moon River”

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Moon River

Venus Records (2008)
“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.”
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