Soul Train Award Winner Nicole Henry Returns to Blues Alley
Thu, July 30, 8 & 10PM / $25
Nicole Henry (vocals); Benjie Porecki (piano), Amy Shook (upright bass); David Chiverton (drums); Paul Pieper (guitar).
Nicole Henry returns to Blues Alley this summer with a special performance featuring original arrangements of songs by Percy Mayfield, Anthony Newly, Ramsey Lewis, George & Ira Gershwin and more. 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. Her 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, The Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, El Pais, Essence and more.
“…That predicted time of greatness has arrived. Nicole Henry emerges hands down as this generation’s First Lady of Jazz. She is the genuine article, the dream at last come true…” – Huffington Post
“A jazz singer of pop instinct and cabaret sophistication.” – New York Times
“A paragon of perfection…the vocal love child of Whitney Houston and Sarah Vaughan.” – Miami Herald