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Michelle Nicolle at Classic Pianos
3003 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR 97202
Jan. 25, 2020, 7 p.m.
The Australian jazz vocalist sings for one night only at Classic Pianos in SE Portland.
“An Australian jazz singer ready to command a world stage.” Sydney Morning Herald
“I have loved Michelle Nicolle’s singing perpetually and without ceasing since first I heard her. Michelle is a singer born to sing, born to charm, enlighten and seduce through music. I only wish she lived in the States somewhere so I could manage to hear her more often.” Kurt Elling, April 2012
Australian Jazz Awards (Bells) winner 2017 (Jazz Vocal Album of the Year), Mo Award 2001, 2003 & 2004 (Australian Entertainment Ind), National Jazz Award (1998) winner and A.R.I.A Finalist 2001, 2004 (Australian Recording Industry), Michelle Nicolle is a jazz musician whose chosen instrument is Voice.
Known for her ability to get right to the heart of a song, as well as being an in the moment improviser Michelle has continually developed and nurtured her art form with the help of her quartet. As well as releasing 8 CDs the MNQuartet has toured extensively throughout Australia and internationally -highlights include South Korea, Finland, and Czech Republic, Asia Pacific Festival (Russia), Tokyo Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival (Holland), New Zealand, Turkey, Estonia, Indonesia and Singapore.
Recently Michelle has performed concerts and workshops in London, Spice of Life, Bulls Head (2016) JEN Conference, New Orleans 2017, Frost School of Music (Miami) and JazzVox in Seattle, USA (2017, 2019), 10 Date Tour of Czech Republic (2018) University of North Texas with UNT Jazz Singers, Oceanside Jazz Festival (2019), Pleasant Hill Jazz Festival, (USA 2019).