“Nicole Henry combines amazing beauty with blissful talent Nicole Henry””s Embraceable is an impressive artistic statement of an astonishing vocal talent. This lady inhabits the songs like the divine Ella Fitzgerald.” – Smooth Jazz Daily
Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed vocalists and has captivated audiences in over 15 countries. Ms. Henry possesses a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance. Her passionate, soulful voice and heart-felt charisma has earned her a Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance,” three Top-10 U.S. Billboard and HMV Japan jazz albums. Heralded by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, El Pais, Jazz Times, Essence and more, Ms. Henry tells real stories through repertoire from the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz, contemporary standards, blues and originals.
“I had the sense of being in the presence of a pop-soul superwoman whose every gesture and inflection conveyed confidence and mastery.. time and again she invested familiar songs with an extra fillip of conviction and made you reconsider the words.” – Stephen Holden, The New York Times
“.That predicted time of greatness has arrived. Nicole Henry emerges hands down as this generation’s First Lady of Jazz.” – Sean Martinfield, Huffington Post