Nicole Henry

Nicole Henry has won praise from both critics and audiences worldwide for her powerful ability to truly touch and inspire people with her beautiful voice and stunning presence. She has released three international TOP 10-selling jazz CDs within the past five years and has toured in over ten countries. Jazz Improv writes, “…beautiful, emotionally evocative…a terrific voice and a sensitive way with a lyric.” It’s with that same sensitivity that Nicole Henry mesmerizes audiences wherever she goes.… Read...

Lorraine Feather, Ages

As the daughter of respected jazz critic, Leonard Feather, Lorraine Feather comes to her jazz pedigree honestly, but more from natural talent than dogged filial loyalty. In possession of a pure, rich voice, she tried acting—along with some discouraging stints in the food industry—before finding her multi-colored niche in singing and composing. Ages, about the epochs that women of “a certain age” look back on, is full of artistry and humor.… Read...

Katie King, Harry’s Fight

To paraphrase a line from the film, “Jerry Maguire,” vocalist Katie King “had me at (her musical) ‘hello’ ” on this album. This lady is, without a doubt, the finest singer I’ve heard in years. She can handle any style, and her unique approach makes each style her own. Her voice is marvelous and her phrasing impeccable, and she hits every note dead-on.… Read...

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eleanora Fagan (1917-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee

Over the course of a multifaceted career that has spanned four decades, Dee Dee Bridgewater has risen to the top tier of today’s jazz vocalists, putting her own unique spin on standards as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-envisioning jazz classics. For her latest recording, Eleanora Fagan (1917-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee, Bridgewater honors an iconic jazz figure, Billie Holiday, who died tragically at the age of 44 a half-century ago.… Read...

Cheryl Conley, Lemon Twist

“Phrasing with the sensitivity of a horn player, her intonation flawless” was quoted by Leonard Feather of the Los Angeles Times, while others have crowned her style, and showmanship of music, as the rebirth of Jazz. Cheryl Conley native of Pasadena California, and the eldest daughter of Britt & Alice Conley, remembers hearing the sweet sounds of Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, and Etta James.… Read...

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