Friday, 9 May 2014

Nicolette, Described As: "Billie Holiday On Acid"


Her distinctive, sensual vocal style has been described as "Billie Holiday on acid." Nicolette hails from the United Kingdom with a Nigerian background. Her music is categorized as electronic, but draws influence from blues, folk, African, classical and you guessed it, jazz. Nicolette has released 3 solo albums and contributed vocals to a DJ Cam song and two Massive Attack tracks in 1994. In 1999, She also started her own record label called Early Records. According to Nicolette, Early Records' policy is"innovative pop music (Nicolette (musician))."







LINKS:
A Jazz Essentials Favourite, "No Government": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFPS6XC0Ax4
Nicolette singing on Massive Attack's "Sly" : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dsv21Qq3hOc


REFERENCES:
"Nicolette (musician). 2014. Retrieved from:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolette_(musician)