Singer/Songwriter Jazz recording artist and educator
Recording artist, Nicolas Bearde is an award winning vocalist, whose silky baritone sound, wit and
engaging rapport draws the audience into his live performances. Nicolas has 6 CD's out on his own label,
Right Groove Records. His most recent album, “I Remember You : The Music of Nat King Cole released
on August 30, 2019, featuring special guest and sax great, Eric Alexander, rose quickly to the Top 20 on
the Jazz Week Charts, garnering rave reviews at home and abroad.
Nicolas is also the featured vocalist on sax legend Vincent Herring's chart-topping CD, “Hard Times as
well as the vocalist and narrator with Vincent’s Story of Jazz Orchestra a 10 piece ensemble of jazz
luminaries( Eric Alexander, James Carter, Jon Faddis, Jeremy Pelt, Steve Turre, Mike LeDonne, Kenny Davis
and Carl Allen) who travel the world presenting Jazz music's 100+ year history.
Forged from his Nashville, (TN) roots and his 1980’s initiation
into the thriving San Francisco music scene, Nicolas’ unique
approach and electrifying delivery of his originals, time-tested
standards, blues and other familiar jazz works, are soulful,
swinging, improvisational and memorable!!