Mercedes Nicole is an American-born acoustic blues & Jazz singer –songwriter. She grew up in Long Beach California and currently resides in Seattle Washington.
“Mercedes Nicole’s mantra might be “doing more with less to produce the infinite” C. Michael Bailey 2013 All about Jazz
“Just when you thought the classic sounds of the late great Jazz Vocalists was a thing of the past…Mercedes reminds us of what we love the most!”
“A voice that captures memories of the heart, in a way that breathes life into music almost forgotten!” Ed Tyll – The Ed Tyll Show New York!
Nicole music has stayed number 1 on the Number One Music Charts, and the top 10 playlist on Reverb Nation for over 22 months. She has headlined on major stages of Demetrio’s Jazz Alley, The Triple Door, Westport Blues Festival, Panache Music Festival and numerous festivals and events throughout the country. Critics say she is an exquisite blend of Contralto, Soprano and Alto. Think Carmen McCray, Ruthie Foster, Irma Thomas, with the conviction of Mahila Jackson
Mercedes is a member of the Washington Blues Society, and the American Songwriters Association (ASCAP).
‘Nicole performs a “stripped-down, acoustic, gospel-infused folk-blues-Jazz with grace, eloquence, and gentleness. She electrifies the very air we breathe.”
Mercedes’ sings a wide repertoire of all variety of songs, traditional, blues, jazz, both original and interpreted. Her own compositions are brilliantly composed, and captures the ebb and flow of life so intimately that audience are not only completely engaged, but leave wanting more!
“She has a voice like warm silk and every time we play her music, our boards light up like wild fire our listeners love her!!., Bryant C Kiss 104.7 FM This voice is one for the ages!
“…She is a Gem amongst the clutter composing today’s musical spectrum” – Rick Jammer (Jamsphere Music Magazine) April 12, 2015.
Mercedes Nicole is on radio rotation with the track “Coming Home Again” (feat. Fabian Hernandez).
Check out the Mercedes Nicole Christmas live show HERE
Find out more about Mercedes Nicole at her website: www.mercedesnicolejazz.com