MP3 Nicola - Real
"...It''s Alanis Morisette''s anger, Patty Griffin''s guitar licks, Tori Amos'' passion and Nicola''s originality that will have you begging for more when this CD is over
10 MP3 Songs
POP: Folky Pop, ROCK: Folk Rock
BACKGROUND BIO ON NICOLA
NICOLA(Lead Vocals/Guitars/Writer/Founder of Band)
*Has performed to packed audiences & colleges throughout the US & The UK including well known venues such as The Hard Rock Café, The Bitter End, Arlene Grocery, The Cutting Room, NYC Marathon, Parkfest, Philadelphia Music Conference, Dewey Beach Music Festival, Nashville''s SummerLights & Riverfest, as well as The 12-Bar Club in London
*Featured Artist in the Nationally Distributed "WomenWhoRock" & "Inside Connection" Magazines - as well as Top News Story on Warner/Reprise Records A&R site "Flypaper", & https://www.tradebit.com
*Published writer with BMG
*Credits include background vocals for Joe Lynn Turner, formally of "Deep Purple"
*A featured spotlight performer at East & West Village clubs in NYC, and has enjoyed sharing the stage with esteemed musicians such as Richie Cannata of Billy Joel''s Band, Muzz Skillings of "Living Colour", Hector Torres of The Chico Alvarez Band, and Bobby Nathan of "The Memphis Soul Review".
*Featured artist in clubs, showcases, workshops & events sponsored by BMI, NARAS, Indiegrrl, GoGirls, Women In Music, WomeninRock, USA Songwriting Competition and The National Songwriters Hall of Fame
*Nicola''s acoustic song "Anywhere" charted in the top 10 in its category on mp3, and has been selected to be part of the worldwide compilation CD, "If You Could Believe In You", a benefit album for The National Children''s Leukemia Foundation
*Nicola is featured in the book "The Gods Have Spoken, The Best Indie Music On The Net" by Chris Kresge and Clint Gage. This book is currently being distributed Nationwide and available in bookstores and https://www.tradebit.com
*Nicola was recently heard/seen over the airwaves or performed live on WBLS - NYC, WLIR - NY, WBAI - NY, WBAB - NY, WFDU - NY, NJ, WCMF - Rochester, Metro TV, Online TV, just to name a few
*Other recent featured performances include "The Battle of the Bands" at The Hard Rock Café - NYC
*Has written and performed jingles and voiceovers in Spanish and English
*Toured and performed nationally with rock and soul bands, "Sequel" and "Three Chics"; Performed and toured throughout Argentina as lead vocalist for the well known blues and funk bands, "Buenos Aires Funk" and "Bluesberry Jam"; Performed in Nashville''s Riverfest, Summerlights, and Opryland
*Performed on Broadway and in The National Touring Company of "Les Miserables" for 2 years, sharing the stage with Ricky Martin and Shanice.
*Graduate of Fiorello LaGuardia School of the Performing Arts (the "Fame" school), Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, and Manhattan School of Music
*Studied and trained as a dancer at Broadway Dance Center, New Dance Group, Fazil''s, and The Eddie Torres School of Mambo & Latin Dance for Jazz, Modern, Ballet, Tap, Latin & Belly Dance
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