As a proud Grammy voting member I want to share with songwriters that the process for being on the NARAS ballot is for commercial releases from the year before the awards. This year NARAS 56th Grammy is closing the acceptance for submissions…Continue
Well I really welcome your input! How in the world do other Singers relax in a recording the recording booth? It seems that when I am behind that glass door, alone with that big mic I just freeze up!Does anyone have any, I mean any, tips they can…Continue
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Mercedes Nicole is a rich and versatile Jazz Performer! She spent her childhood years in the Pacific Northwest and her teen and young adult years in Southern California. She voice is sultry, rich, warm and lingering. Her range is amazing, from a deep contralto, to a clear Mezzos- Soprano. Mercedes moves from a lyrical gentleness, to soulful explosions, exploring the musical journey of life. Mercedes was the featured Artist in February 2008 for Seattle Jazz Vespers, accompanied by the renowned Overton Berry and his Trio,
Over the past eight years, Mercedes has performed at several of the finest Jazz Venues on the West Coast. This year, 2012 Mercedes is a much sought after Vocal Performer appearing at many local Jazz Venues & Festivals around the Puget Sound, just finishing another Sold Out performance at Egan’s Ballard Jam House.
In 2010 & 2009, Mercedes Headlined at Demetrio’s Jazz Alley to two sold out shows, in 2008 at First Baptist’s Jazz Vespers with the Overton Berry Trio & 2007 show cased her vocal talents at the Triple Door in downtown Seattle. Mercedes is also the Writer, Producer and Vocalist for the Jazz Tribute to the late Dr. Nina Simone, entitled “Strange Fruit” & the Divine One, Sarah Vaughn, which continues to be performed to standing room audiences everywhere.