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A review of the duo performance at The Pheasantry (London) with Huw Warren:
“Nicky Schrire holds her own as a contemporary jazz singer, veering between a Norah Jones and Esperanza Spalding sound, yet bringing us a South African flavour as someone passionate about the music of other cultures.”
Read the full review here.

“To The Spring” receives a rave review from Dave Sumner:
“Schrire returns with an EP of originals, and it’s pretty damn charming.”
Read the full review here.

Nicky returns to New York to perform for two nights at Jazz at Lincoln Centre as part of Carnegie Hall’s UBUNTU  Festival.
Read the full press release here.

Nicky hosts a “South African Jazz Listening Party” at Jazz at Lincoln Centre this October.
Information can be found here.

“Freedom Flight”, “Space and Time” & “To The Spring” Available Now

PURCHASE CDs or MP3s ONLINE HERE

…Schrire becomes part of the fabric of her music. Her voice is a warm and supple instrument that serves as a dispensary of emotional power.

Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz

If you have been hooked by the new vocalists like Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens, check out Nicky Schrire – she’s on her way…

Peter Bacon, The Jazz Breakfast

It’s not an easy voice to pigeon-hole, which speaks volumes for her originality.

Lance Liddle, BeBop Spoken Here

Clever and understated…[“Freedom Flight”] is an exceptional debut.

Steven Lewis, Hardbop Jazz Journal

Recordings like “Freedom Flight” make me glad to be alive.

Richard Kamins, Step Tempest

Upcoming Shows

Date Time Venue City Country
Sun 28 Sep http://www.nickyschrire.com 8:00pm The Pheasantry (Pizza Express) Nicky Schrire in London United States

Nicky Schrire (voice)
Adam Waldmann (saxophone)
Tom Hewson (piano)
Matt Ridley (bass)
TBC (drums)

Mon 13 Oct http://www.nickyschrire.com 8:00pm Jazz at Lincoln Centre: Irene Diamond Education Centre Nicky Schrire in New York United States

South African Songbook-Listening Party
Nicky Schrire (host)

Wed 15 Oct http://www.nickyschrire.com 8:00pm Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center Nicky Schrire in New York United States

Kuumba Collective: The South African Songbook—SA to USA
Nicky Schrire (voice)
TK Blue (saxophone)
Alex Blake (bass)
Sipho Kunene (drums)

Thu 16 Oct http://www.nickyschrire.com 8:00pm Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center Nicky Schrire in New York United States

Kuumba Collective: The South African Songbook—SA to USA
Nicky Schrire (voice)
TK Blue (saxophone)
Alex Blake (bass)
Sipho Kunene (drums)

Thu 29 Jan http://www.nickyschrire.com 8:30pm 606 Club Nicky Schrire in London United States
Admission: £12.

Nicky Schrire Quartet

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