NICOLE SLACK JONES is a woman blessed with a voice and is an undeniable beauty that embodies the essence of soul. She is an amazing, ebullient and effervescent chanteuse that hails from America’s most international and musical city… New Orleans. Nicole Slack Jones is making her mark across the globe and becoming a force to be reckoned with drawing comparisons to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and New Orleans own Goddess of Gospel Mahalia Jackson..
She is an international phenomenon and the recording industry’s best kept secret and is taking the music world by storm gaining legions of fans with a voice that defies genres and categories. She is a woman who stirs and uplifts the spirit of those who have experienced her amazing talent.
She began her love affair with music began at an early age where sounds of music were omnipresent in the life of young Nicole, who was raised in a musical family where singing came to her as naturally as breathing. She is the second of five siblings, born to the proud parents of the late Philip Matthew Slack Sr. and Mother Judy Slack. The seeds to her great talent began to flower inside the church walls where she first began as a Gospel singer. Then after years of honing her talent gained her local acclaim, but as her star rose she longed to share her gift with a larger audience
She is a star on the rise that continues to keep her eyes on the prize. During the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Nicole made a special appearance at Richard Nilsson’s private Villa Oxygen performing for “The iconic Joe Jackson and the Jackson family. This event was exclusively for “The Jackson Family Heritage Foundation.”She feels it was a great honor to be part of this wonderful event. Also during Cannes she performed at an event at the Carlton Cinema Club for the private press release party of the film ” Paperboy.” Starring multi-Academy Awards Winning Actress Nicole Kidman and film Director Lee Daniels. Others starring actors included: Matthew Mcconaughey, Zac Effron and Grammy award winner Macy Gray.
As one the premier talents of her generation, Nicole Slack Jones is on a path to redefine greatness, making her mark to become a major force in the entertainment industry. In December 2012, Nicole Slack -Jones received her second Italian award “Capri Music Award”. The Award was presented to her by Italian Director Pascal Vicedomini and legendary Italian film director Lina Wertmuller.
To bring “2013” in with a bang, Nicole had the wonderful opportunity to open at the “Los Angeles Italian Film Fest ” for the multi Academy award winning Al Pacino. The evening was serenaded by Nicole and pianist Corky Hale who was the original piano player for the world renowned Billie Holiday.
In 2013 dreams were constantly coming true for Mrs. Jones. There it was, her “Moment” Nicole Slack Jones appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s Network (OWN). February 2013, she starred in the Documentary Series “Blackboard Wars”. Her soulful and powerful voice left millions around the world touched by the emotional impact she expressed throughout singing. Nicole’s role was to be simply who she is. A true Artist with a wonderful gift. She gave that gift to the students of John Mc Donogh High School in a 1 hour concert. Not only that, but she was a former Graduate of the school. Her message was to inspire them to one day realize their own dreams..