Award-winning vocalist Nicole Henry returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below, NYC Wednesday, June 14 at 9:30 pm joined by a 4-piece band to bring her joie de vivre to the American Songbook, blues, modern standards and originals a flair that’s all her own. With Toru Dodo on piano, Richie Goods on bass, Jonathan Barber on drums and Avi Rothbard on guitar.
Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed vocalists, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance. Ms. Henry’s 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, The 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
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