Mahattan Sound Big Band

Nicki Allan

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Nicki Allan

''Nicki is one of that rare breed of artist, who though fully respectful of song lyrics, has the control and confidence to take daring unexpected liberties with the melody, without marring, and in most cases, actually enhancing the results!!'' – Doncaster Jazz 'Immaculately fresh arrangements and flawless musicianship" – YEP "A well deserved award Jazz Yorkshire vocalist of the year to a talented and vivacious singer "– Jazzyorkshire Nicki graduated from the Leeds College of Music and quickly became a professional vocalist and voice teacher, working in the fields of pop, jazz and musical theatre. Her current academic credits include Senior Lecturer in vocal studies at Leeds College of Music & Principal voice coach at the Royal Northern College of Music BA in popular music. Nicki is renowned for her vocal dexterity, flexibility and ability to emulate effortlessly any vocal style with ease. Her warm rich tone is smooth yet powerful and strong with a richness of dynamics and subtle phrasing that can only come from someone who feels the music as passionately as she does. Nicki was recently awarded the coveted title of ‘Jazz Yorkshire Vocalist of the Year’ for her outstanding contribution to singing, a truly worthy recognition of her talents. Her professional singing career takes her all over the country and the world with her own Jazz sextet, The Ronnie Bottomley jazz Orchestra, The Manhattan Sound Big Band, her own function band, Divine (www.divinefunctionband.co.uk), as guest artist with many other Jazz groups and musicians and as an accomplished Pianist/vocalist performing all over the world on the Aegean odyssey cruise ship. Nicki writes original material in different styles including Gospel, Celtic folk, Jazz and music for commercial dance labels as well as being a session musician/singer, course leader, promoter and all round busy professional with performances at the O2 Leeds, Glastonbury, being signed to Jazz 33 records and performing at Jazz festivals all over the country. Nicki's albums are available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and all good digital outlets. You can also purchase a CD disc from Nicki’s website by emailing Nicki
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Jazz Yorkshire vocalist of the year 2010

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m: 07719 110770
Classic and Contemporary Big Band music in concert, for functions and corporate entertainment
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Nicki Allan

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Nicki Allan

''Nicki is one of that rare breed of artist, who though fully respectful of song lyrics, has the control and confidence to take daring unexpected liberties with the melody, without marring, and in most cases, actually enhancing the results!!'' – Doncaster Jazz 'Immaculately fresh arrangements and flawless musicianship" – YEP "A well deserved award Jazz Yorkshire vocalist of the year to a talented and vivacious singer "– Jazzyorkshire Nicki graduated from the Leeds College of Music and quickly became a professional vocalist and voice teacher, working in the fields of pop, jazz and musical theatre. Her current academic credits include Senior Lecturer in vocal studies at Leeds College of Music & Principal voice coach at the Royal Northern College of Music BA in popular music. Nicki is renowned for her vocal dexterity, flexibility and ability to emulate effortlessly any vocal style with ease. Her warm rich tone is smooth yet powerful and strong with a richness of dynamics and subtle phrasing that can only come from someone who feels the music as passionately as she does. Nicki was recently awarded the coveted title of ‘Jazz Yorkshire Vocalist of the Year’ for her outstanding contribution to singing, a truly worthy recognition of her talents. Her professional singing career takes her all over the country and the world with her own Jazz sextet, The Ronnie Bottomley jazz Orchestra, The Manhattan Sound Big Band, her own function band, Divine  (www.divinefunctionband.co.uk), as guest artist with many other Jazz groups and musicians and as an accomplished Pianist/vocalist performing all over the world on the Aegean odyssey cruise ship. Nicki writes original material in different styles including Gospel, Celtic folk, Jazz and music for commercial dance labels as well as being a session musician/singer, course leader, promoter and all round busy professional with performances at the O2 Leeds, Glastonbury, being signed to Jazz 33 records and performing at Jazz festivals all over the country. Nicki's albums are available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and all good digital outlets. You can also purchase a CD disc from Nicki’s website by emailing Nicki
more info  more info more info  more info Nicki Allan, JazzYorkshire Vocalist of the Year 2010

Jazz Yorkshire vocalist of the year 2010

t:   01457 877725

m: 07719 110770
Classic and Contemporary Big Band music in concert, for functions and corporate entertainment
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