On this release, Nicki Parrott is joined by John Di Martino on piano.
In June 2000, Nicki began performing on Monday nights at the Iridium Jazz Club with the legendary guitarist and inventor, Les Paul. As part of the Les Paul Trio, Nicki worked side-by-side with guitar greats from Paul McCartney, Slash, Steve Miller to fellow Aussie, Tommy Emmanuel.
Since then she has performed with such notable musicians as Michel Legrand, Joe Wilder, Randy Brecker, Clark Terry, Jose Feliciano, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Dick Hyman, Patti Labelle & the New York Pops Orchestra, Harry Allen, Warren Vache, Marlena Shaw, David Krakauer, Ken Peplowski, Ann Hampton Callaway, Bill Mays, Scott Hamilton, Lillian Boutte, Larry Carlton and Houston Person, to name a few.
"She has that special gift you cannot buy in a music store." -Les Paul
"A double threat: she plays the bass fabulously, and has a singing voice that shares the relaxed sexiness of Julie London and the coquettishness of Blossom Dearie." -Swing Journal
"Worth hunting the web for!" -Russell Davies, BBC
Mixed and Mastered by Tetsuo Hara
Made in Japan
Nicki Parrott, vocals & bass
John Di Martino, piano
1. I Wanna Be Around
2. You Make Me Feel So Young
3. The Nearness Of You
5. I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
1. Im Beginning To See The Light
2. I Cried For You
3. You Dont Know
4. I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out
5. Angel Eyes