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 passionate, soulful voice and heart-felt charisma have earned her a
2013 Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance," three
Top-10 U.S. Billboard and HMV Japan jazz CDs, and rave reviews by The
New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, El Pais, Jazz
Times, Essence and more.
Ms. Henry’s accompaniment ranges from a jazz trio to a full big band
with a repertoire that includes the American Songbook, classic and
contemporary jazz, contemporary standards, blues and originals.
Ms. Henry has captivated audiences in over 15 countries, headlining at
venues in New York, Tokyo, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Shanghai, San
Francisco and Miami - including over 30 music festivals and in some of
the world’s most famous venues.
Such venues include: Blue Note; Jazz at Lincoln Center; Blues Alley;
Arsht Center; Feinstein’s; Madrid Jazz Festival; Regattabar; Catalina
Jazz, L.A.; The Royal Room, Palm Beach; Jazz Aspen/Snowmass Festival;
Green Mill; Jazz Kitchen and many more!
“The obvious forerunner to Ms. Henry…is the younger Natalie Cole, to whose style she adds a coating of brass.”
- The New York Times
"...this generation's First Lady of Jazz. She is the genuine article, the dream at last come true…
- The Huffington Post
“…a paragon of perfection…the vocal love child of Whitney Houston and Sarah Vaughan.”
- Miami Herald
“...a pop, soul superwoman.”
- The New York Times
“She has grace and presence, a superb voice – rich in nuances – and style not seen these days.”
- Jazz Hot France
“Nicole Henry holds an audience in the palm of her hand. (She)
sings from the heart, telling real stories, conveying real
- The Japan Times
“Two magic evenings took Madrid by surprise…she was powerful, elegant and natural.”
- El Pais
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