Born: March 17
Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world's most acclaimed vocalists. Ms. Henry possesses a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance. Her repertoire includes the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz titles, contemporary' standards, blues, and originals; while her accompaniment ranges from a simple jazz trio to a full big band.
Ms. Henry's passionate, soulful voice and heart-felt charisma has earned her a 2013 Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance, three Top-10 U.S. Billboard and HMV Japan jazz albums, and rave reviews both domestically and internationally by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, El Pais, Jazz Times, Essence and more....
- Embraceable by Larry Taylor
- The Nearness Of You by Mark Sabbatini
“She has a potent voice and her interpretive sense is sharp and distinctive.” - Billboard
She has grace, presence, a superb and sumptuous voice... a style unseen these days. - Jazz Hot France
“She can sell a power ballad as well as Whitney, Diana and Patti…” - Jazz Times
“Two magic evenings took Madrid by surprise…she was powerful, elegant and natural.” - El Pais