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Nicole Henry

 
Bio:
Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world's most acclaimed performers, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and sincere, powerful emotional resonance. Her passionate, soulful voice and heartfelt charisma ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world's most acclaimed performers, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and sincere, powerful emotional resonance. Her passionate, soulful voice and heartfelt charisma ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Colony Theatre World Premiere, 2020
Alpha Smith

Nicole Henry Biography

Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world's most acclaimed performers, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and sincere, powerful emotional resonance.

Her passionate, soulful voice and heartfelt charisma have earned her a Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance," and three Top 10 U.S. Billboard and HMV Japan jazz albums. Heralded by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, El Pais, Jazz Times, Essence and more, Ms. Henry tells real stories through unparalleled interpretations of repertoire from the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz, popular standards, blues and originals.

She has captivated audiences in over 20 countries, headlining in cities including New York, Tokyo, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Shanghai, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco and Miami. Ms. Henry has also performed in more than 30 music festivals worldwide and in some of the world’s most famous venues including Blue Note; Jazz at Lincoln Center; Blues Alley; Arsht Center; Feinstein’s; Green Mill; Jazz St. Louis; Madrid Jazz Festival; the Regattabar; and Catalina Jazz.

She has recorded with some of today’s musical greats including Kirk Whalum, Julian Lage, Gerald Clayton and Gil Goldstein and has performed with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and Michael Feinstein. In late 2019, Ms. Henry returned to the theatrical stage and garnered critical praise in the musical “The Bodyguard,” and in early 2020, she will perform in the new musical “A Wonderful World,” the story of Louis Armstrong.

“I had the sense of being in the presence of a pop-soul superwoman whose every gesture and inflection conveyed confidence and mastery…” - Stephen Holden, NY Times

“….a paragon of perfection… the vocal love child of Whitney Houston and Sarah Vaughan."
- Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

“Listen and you’ll hear an artist who knows how to make a song her own… Henry aims right for the emotional center…". - Philip Van Vleck, Billboard

“(Henry) can sell a power ballad as well as Whitney, Diana and Patti.” - Jazz Times





Nicole Henry News

Bergen County Players Continues 90th Season With THE STORY OF VELVETEEN RABBIT Photo Bergen County Players Continues 90th Season With THE STORY OF VELVETEEN RABBIT
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

Bergen County Players continues its 90th season with the return of a treasured holiday season tradition: the annual BCP family show. THE STORY OF VELVETEEN RABBIT, a musical based on the classic book by Margery Williams, plays December 3 through December 18 at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell.

PHOTOS: Michael Feinstein Continues Sold Out Run at Cafe Carlyle Photo PHOTOS: Michael Feinstein Continues Sold Out Run at Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 14, 2022

The Carlyle is one of the most famous hotels in the world.  It is known for hosting some of the most important people on the planet. Kings, Queens, Presidents, and various celebrities have “slept there” Currently this landmark on Madison Avenue is the residence of another Ambassador.  An Ambassador of the Great American Songbook.  Michael Feinstein will be on the intimate stage of the 88 seat night club through October 22 and again in December and on New Years Eve. 

ELEVATE: OPEN SPACES Brings Art, Dance & Music To Atlanta Parks & Patios This Fall Photo ELEVATE: OPEN SPACES Brings Art, Dance & Music To Atlanta Parks & Patios This Fall
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

ELEVATE 2022: OPEN SPACES will take place on weekends from Friday, September 16 through Sunday, October 9 in venues throughout Atlanta from Uptown and Midtown to Downtown and yes, All Around Town. All festival events are FREE and open to the public.

Songbook Academy Concerts To Be Livestreamed This Week Photo Songbook Academy Concerts To Be Livestreamed This Week
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2022

Lovers of timeless popular music can watch online this week as 40 talented high school vocalists from across the country perform in three concerts hosted by the Ambassador of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein.

Sharon McNight to Bring RED HOT MOMA to The Mansion Of Saratoga This Week Photo Sharon McNight to Bring RED HOT MOMA to The Mansion Of Saratoga This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022

Sharon McNight will bring the Silver Anniversary Tour of 'Red Hot Mama' to The Mansion of Saratoga this Thurs. July 21 at 8 p.m.

Morgan James to Perform at The Mansion Of Saratoga Tomorrow Photo Morgan James to Perform at The Mansion Of Saratoga Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

The Mansion of Saratoga's 801 dinner concert series has a packed line up of top talent this season. Tomorrow night, Thursday July 7, popular R&B recording artist Morgan James will perform on the Mansion's great tented deck at 8 p.m.

Photos: First Look at SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at North Shore Music Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at North Shore Music Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller is playing at North Shore Music Theatre through June 19.

Songbook Academy Announces Finalists; Performance and Livestream Tickets Available Fr Photo Songbook Academy Announces Finalists; Performance and Livestream Tickets Available Friday
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

From hundreds of applications nationwide, 40 finalists from 19 states have been selected to participate in this year's Songbook Academy summer intensive, the leading youth music program focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood.

Stephanie Pope Lofgren to Direct SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at North Shore Music Theatre Photo Stephanie Pope Lofgren to Direct SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at North Shore Music Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE will be directed and choreographed by Broadway’s Stephanie Pope Lofgren who was an original cast member of London’s West End production.  SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE plays from Tuesday, June 7 thru Sunday, June 19, 2022.

Michael Feinstein, Nicole Henry & More Announced as Celebrity Mentors for Songbook Ac Photo Michael Feinstein, Nicole Henry & More Announced as Celebrity Mentors for Songbook Academy 2022
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

A roster of Broadway performers and top jazz artists will join Michael Feinstein as professional mentors at this year’s Songbook Academy summer intensive, the nation’s leading youth music program focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood.

Nicole Henry Videos

BWW TV: See Shoshana Bean, Krysta Rodriguez, And More Preview Their Upcoming Gigs At  Videoplay
BWW TV: See Shoshana Bean, Krysta Rodriguez, And More Preview Their Upcoming Gigs At Feinstein's/54 Below

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 28, 2019

Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed Broadway stars Jason Danieley, Nicole Henry, Krysta Rodriguez, and Shoshana Bean to preview their upcoming shows and give a sneak peek of what they've got in store.