Wednesday 8th November 2017 -
An opportunity to hear the great US soul and blues singer Nicole Henry, on her way to opening the 2017 London Jazz Festival.
“A pop-soul superwoman… every gesture and inflection conveyed confidence and mastery” ~ New York Times
Nicole’s potent combination of dynamic vocals, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance have made her one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed singers. Her repertoire includes the Great American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz standards, plus blues and originals. She will also perform songs from her album celebrating the legendary song stylist, Nancy Wilson.
Nicole’s passionate, soulful voice and heartfelt charisma has earned her numerous accolades from the Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance” to three Top-10 US Billboard and HMV Japan jazz albums. Add to this rave reviews from around the world and you have a bona fide star of jazz, blues and soul.
For her Ropetackle show, Nicole is accompanied by an ensemble of leading UK jazz stars including Chris Ingham (piano), Paul Higgs (trumpet), Arnie Somogyi (double bass), and George Double (drums).
We're serving delicious food before this event from 6pm! Mains cost £7, desserts £3, or the two-course meal for £9.50. Advance booking necessary, to do so simply email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click on the icon to see what's on the menu.
Main: Lemon spiced chicken and chickpeas / Fresh tomato and basil sauce with pasta, garlic bread & salad
Dessert: Apple crumble