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Nicole has been a featured guest on “The New Jazz Thing” with Vince Outlaw (San Diego Jazz 88.3 FM). She has performed at the Savannah Music Festival in "American Traditions", ensemble shows at the Hollywood Palladium and Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and solo shows at multiple venues throughout the United States, including the Metropolitan Room in New York. 
  
Her 2005 CD, “Just Like Heaven”, was arranged by Grammy-winner Bill Cunliffe. Her 2009 follow-up, “The Heart of the Matter”, was arranged by Eli Brueggemann (musical director; SNL). Her version of the title track by Don Henley charted at number 5 on amazon.com upon release. An ASCAP songwriter, Nicole's work is featured in the feature documentary "The Co-exist Comedy Tour" (Starz; iTunes; amazon)  
  
In 2012, Nicole released a new EP of original material inspired by Tin Pan Alley composers, “The Original Standards Project,” which featured jazz all-stars Dan Lutz, Ray Brinker (Tierney Sutton band), and John Boswell. In 2014, she had the honor of having her original song, "Planned For Love", demoed on Sugar Joans (The Voice). Her upcoming folk-pop CD, "Poison Tide" features some of the finest players in Central California and Scandinavia.  
  
Recent performances of note include the Junior League of Monterey County; the Haute Enchilada in Santa Cruz (with Dan Frechette); Society Cabaret at the Hotel Rex in San Francisco; and the Arthur Newman Theatre in Palm Desert. 
  

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SHORT BIO:

After thirty years in Los Angeles, Nicole is proud to make the Central Coast her home. A former concert artist, hard times and heartbreak turned her towards songwriting. In 2012, Nicole released a new EP of original material inspired by Tin Pan Alley composers, “The Original Standards Project,” which featured jazz all-stars Dan Lutz, Ray Brinker (Tierney Sutton band), and John Boswell. In 2014, Nicole had the honor of having her original song, "Planned For Love", demoed on Sugar Joans (season 7; The Voice). “Lies For Christmas,” her original song performed by the Cement River jam band, was used in the feature film “The Co-exist Comedy Tour” (Starz network). An upcoming folk-pop CD, "Poison Tide" features some of the finest players in Central California and Scandinavia. Recent projects have included a Joan Baez/Bob Dylan tribute with Canadian singer-songwriter, Dan Frechette.)