Cosy, cheeky and absolutely enchanting: Australia-born, New York-based bassist Nicki Parrott

Australia-born, New York-based bassist Nicki Parrott deserves a bigger mainstream following for her singing.
Australia-born, New York-based bassist Nicki Parrott deserves a bigger mainstream following for her singing.PHOTO: ARBORS

Australia-born, New York-based bassist Nicki Parrott deserves a bigger mainstream following for her singing. Perhaps this accessible album could be the key that unlocks that crossover.

Her small, light soprano veers towards Betty Boop territory, but she never pitches over into cutesy.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 18, 2019, with the headline 'Cosy, cheeky and absolutely enchanting'. Print Edition | Subscribe