receives nomination for 2013 Soul Train Award
Fresh off a hugely successful, sold-out US summer tour, internationally-acclaimed jazz/soul chanteuse Nicole Henry has earned a 2013 Centric Soul Train Award nomination for Best Traditional Jazz Performance for her stellar performance of “Waiting in Vain,” off her latest album ‘SO GOOD, SO RIGHT: NICOLE HENRY LIVE.’
Henry is the only solo female artist in a male-dominated category, placing her in great company with fellow nominees including George Benson (featuring Wynton Marsalis), Jeffrey Osborne (featuring Chaka Khan), Tony Bennett (featuring Marc Anthony), and Terence Blanchard. This category is one of four awards determined by public votes and fans are encouraged to vote often. Tune in on Sunday, December 1 to watch the broadcast.
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Upcoming Tour Dates:
September 28: The Jazz Kitchen – Indianapolis, IN – 8pm & 10pm
October 1: Blues Alley – Washington D.C. – 8pm & 10pm
October 4: Nicole Henry sings for S.T.E.P. – Kingston, Jamaica
October 11: Arts Garage – Delray Beach, FL -8pm
October 23: Vibrato Grill Jazz – Los Angeles, CA – 7:30pm & 9pm
October 25: Spaghettini – Seal Beach, CA – 7:30pm
November 1: JAZZ ROOTS: PINK PANTHER 50: Tribute to Henry Mancini Show – Miami, FL – 8pm
November 3, 10, 17 & 24: Blue Note Sunday Brunch Residency – New York, NY – 12:30pm & 2:30pm
Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has captivated audiences while establishing herself as one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed vocalists. Her expressive, soulful voice and uplifting energy has earned her three top 10 albums along with international accolades from Moscow to Madrid. Adding to her vocal talents, Nicole’s beauty and on-stage rapport, combining confidence, sincerity and a touch of sass, have beguiled fans in over 15 countries.
On her sixth album So Good, So Right: Nicole Henry LIVE, Henry demonstrates her gift for sublime interpretation as well as her love for the emotionally tinged soul, pop and rock songs that were staples of the 1970s. The 13-track live album, which was recorded at Henry’s sold-out performances at Feinstein’s at Loew’s Regency, NYC in May 2012, showcases her soulful, inspired interpretations of some of her favorite classic hits of the decade from iconic artists including Bill Withers, Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, The Commodores and Gladys Knight.