dynamic vocal abilities
“A paragon of perfection… the vocal love child of Whitney Houston and Sarah Vaughan." - Jordan Levin, Miami Herald
“She continues a tradition of the classic jazz singers yet creates a totally fresh and contemporary sound with her own formidable voice.” - Michael Feinstein,
Nicole Henry tells real stories through unparalleled interpretations of repertoire from the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz, popular standards, blues and originals.
Since her debut in 2004, her passionate and soulful voice, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance have earned her a Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance," and three Top-10 U.S. Billboard and HMV Japan jazz albums.
If you are looking to perfect your storytellying skills, create a better connection to lyrics and therefore, connect more to your audience, then you should consider studying with Ms. Henry. She believes strongly in “THE LYRIC” and the responsibility of the singer’s heart and voice to become the vehicle to deliver the message. Dive deeper into your own personal interpretations and showmanship as you explore the song, your intentions, the tempo, the style, your delivery, your setlist and your dialogue.
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Her performances and seven CD releases have been heralded by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, El Pais, Jazz Times, Essence and more; and she has captivated audiences in over 20 countries, headlining at some of the most famous venues and series in cities including New York, Tokyo, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Shanghai, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Boston, Beijing, San Francisco and Miami.