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Album Review

Nicole Henry: Time To Love Again

Read "Time To Love Again" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci


Nicole Henry has been making a lot of noise, nicely, with her latest album. It is easy to see why. While critics compare her to everyone from Natalie Cole to Whitney Houston, she really does sound like herself. She swings elegantly and does not oversing. Her intonation, diction and phrasing are impeccable. Henry is the epitome of good taste. She obviously has chops and range to burn, but keeps both under control. She will neither shatter ...

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Album Review

Nicole Henry: The Nearness Of You

Read "The Nearness Of You" reviewed by Mark Sabbatini


Had I seen her web site beforehand--promoting her as a “singer, actress, host, model"--I might actually have been less inclined to buy this album.

Performers who make a living based on looks as well as vocal talent are often lacking in one or both categories, but Nicole Henry proves she's capable of both. The Nearness Of You, her first full-length jazz album, certainly qualifies as a swinging album of standards, but probably lacks the distinctiveness necessary to get ...


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