Nicole Henry Nicole Henry

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.

Ms. Henry has captivated audiences in over 15 countries, headlining at venues in cities including New York, Tokyo, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Shanghai, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco and Miami. She has performed in more than 30 music festivals worldwide and in some of the world’s most famous venues including Blue Note, NYC; Jazz at Lincoln Center; Blues Alley; Arsht Center; Feinstein’s; Green Mill; Madrid Jazz Festival; the Regattabar; and Catalina Jazz.

Ms. Henry’s 2004 debut CD release, The Nearness of You, won considerable attention from audiences and critics in the U.S. and in Japan, where they named her Best New Jazz Artist of 2004. The following year, Ms. Henry's Teach Me Tonight reached #1 in Japan and was named HMV Japan's Best Vocal Jazz Album of 2005. In 2008, The Very Thought of You substantially expanded her American audience, reaching #7 on Billboard's jazz chart.

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April 23, 2016

Nicole Henry: The Vocalist Who Sings Rainbows

March 17, 2016

Scobar Presents Bill Warfield And The Hell's Kitchen Jazz Orchestra...

March 06, 2013

Nicole Henry Performs On WLRN's South Florida Arts Beat, 3/8/13

April 16, 2012

Feinstein's At Loews Regency Presents The Return Of Bistro...

October 17, 2011

Song Stylist Nicole Henry's "Set for the Season: Live in Japan" is a...

August 24, 2011

Embracing Nicole Henry

July 27, 2011

Nicole Henry to give New York City jazz fans a special embrace

June 22, 2011

Song stylist Nicole Henry embraces change with soul and elegance

January 25, 2010

Nicole Henry's Catapult Return to Billboard Charts After Singing

October 11, 2009

Singer Nicole Henry Interviewed at AAJ

December 20, 2006

Nicole Henry at Iridium Jazz Club Jan 19th 6:30 - 7:30 pm

July 26, 2006

Vocalist Nicole Henry Headlines the 17th Annual Nango Jazz Festival in...

April 06, 2006

Manchester Craftsmen's Guild Presents Award Winning Jazz Vocalist...

January 27, 2006

Nicole Henry, Black History Month, Jazz Concert

February 05, 2006

CNY Jazz Arts Foundation Welcomes Vocalist Nicole Henry To Headline...

January 10, 2006

Songstress Nicole Henry Receives HMV Music Award "Best Vocal Jazz...

November 21, 2005

Award-Winning Vocalist Nicole Henry Performs at the DAKOTA Jazz Bar in...

September 15, 2005

Nicole Henry sings at the "Brooklyn Sings, Brooklyn Swings"Concert...

August 15, 2005

Award Winning Vocalist Nicole Henry Launches 2005-2006 Touring Season...

April 15, 2005

Nicole Henry's "Teach Me Tonight" CD #1 Best Seller, HMV

“…one of the most impressive live performers to personalize the great American songbook.” - Japan Times

“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


Albums by Nicole Henry

Album Embraceable by Nicole Henry




Teach Me Tonight

Delmark Records

Album The Nearness Of You by Nicole Henry

The Nearness Of You

Banister Records



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