“She has that special gift you cannot buy in a music store.” - LES PAUL
“Nicki brings clear articulation, beautiful tone, a sense of rhythmic assuredness and a touch of allure to inventive arrangements.” - JAZZ TIMES
“Nicki Parrott could make anyone love jazz.” - CABARET SCENE
Bassist-vocalist Nicki Parrott brings her tribute “Dear Blossom” to Jazzway, This is Parrot’s elegant love letter to a vocal legend of jazz past: Blossom Dearie. Released in 2017, her recording received 4 stars from Downbeat and was described by Downbeat’s Brian Zimmerman as “a tribute of sparkling endearment and somber reverence, with moods that alternate between smoke and sunshine…. with elegant turns (that) render Parrott's sweet, amiable voice with pronounced clarity and splendor. “ Nicki Parrot – Bass & Vocals, Chris Grasso – Piano, Chuck Redd – Vibraphone & Drums. Tickets: $38-General, $33-BJA Members (PER registered member, please), $22-Students. All tickets include all soft drinks, entry in a raffle, and a desert, fruit and cheese buffet post-concert.