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Hot Club Wednesday: Nicole New & Djangophonique

Hot Club Wednesday: Nicole New & Djangophonique

Nicole New is Detroit’s leading female vocalist and band leader. Soulful and sensitive, Nicole is known for her creative fusion of genres. Nicole transcends far beyond just singing the standards, she makes them all her own. Nicole’s Interpretation is reminiscent of someone who understands deeply, the meaning of song.

While Nicole is best known for her performances at Detroit jazz venues such as The Dirty Dog Jazz Café, Cliff Bell’s, and the Steinway Jazz Café, she frequently travels across the country to share her music, as well. In New York City, Nicole is often seen at venues like Small’s, Mezzrow, Terra Blues, and Lola.

Her most recent national performances with The New Mexico Philharmonic “Gershwin and Friends” and the Jackson Symphony Orchestra “Evening of Broadway”.

Djangophonique is a virtuosic, instrumentally driven quartet led by guitar player Andrew Brown. With over a decade of national touring experience, Brown is no stranger to the stage and delivers every performance with personality and enigmatic charm. A true disciple of the style, Brown has spent countless hours immersing himself in the language of Django Reinhardt’s jazz manouche, and he’s joined on stage by bandmates that match his skill and passion for the material. The result is a sound that’s unmistakable to fans of the music, and alluring to the uninitiated—a sound that can bring the lively energy of a parisian dance hall to the quietest listening room or captivate a buzzing festival audience with a shimmering ballad. With respect for the tradition and a fearless creativity that bends the conventions of the style, Djangophonique is keeping the Hot Club revival alive and well.

North Star Lounge
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM on Wed, 30 Nov 2022
North Star Lounge
301 N. Fifth Ave
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
northstarloungea2@gmail.com