Nicki Parrott - Sakura Sakura | RECORD STORE DAY
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DISC: 1

1. April in Paris
2. April Shower
3. Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
4. As of Spring
5. Sakura Sakura
6. Some Other Spring
7. I Love Paris
8. Spring Scan Really Hang You Up the Most
9. Spring Is Here 1
10. Suddenly, It's Spring 1
11. Spring or Come 1
12. They Say It's Spring 1
13. You Must Believe in Spring 1
14. April of Memories

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Japanese SACD pressing. 2015. Nicki Parrott, an internationally acclaimed bassist, arrived in New York in May of 1994, the recipient of a grant from the Australia Council for the Arts allowing her travel to the US and study with her mentor, one of the world's premiere double bassists, Rufus Reid. In the same year she was also nominated for the "Australian Young Achievers Award". Today, Nicki Parrott is a world-class double bassist and an emerging singer/songwriter. In her work with artists from around the globe she has brought a signature sound to every bass part she has played. She performs regularly at the world's best Jazz Festivals and can be seen Monday's at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City with the legendary guitarist and inventor, Les Paul. Since June of 2000, this union has been an ideal showcase for her musical abilities, flair for improv, and gift for entertaining a crowd. Nicki has also performed at most of the world's major jazz festivals. In the United States she's appeared at the Newport Jazz Festival (2005), the Litchfield Jazz festival (2005), the Jazz in July concert series at the 92nd street y (2003, 2004), the Detroit Jazz Festival (2005) and the Lionel Ha mpton Jazz Festival (2001). Outside the USA Nicki has appeared at the Cully Lavaux Festival (Switzerland - 1995), the Grimsby Jazz Festival (UK - 1996), Berlin Jazz Festival (Germany - 1998), the Ottawa Jazz Festival (2004), the Krakow Music Festival (Poland), JazzAscona (2005, 2006), Bern Jazz Festivals (Switzerland - 2005, 2006), Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival (UK - 2006) and of course, she has played at numerous music festivals across Australia.