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Niki King

Past. Present. Future.

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Niki King is a jazz/soul singer-songwriter whose evocative, powerful voice and emotive songwriting have garnered her several prestigious awards and five star reviews throughout her career.  Originally from Edinburgh, King moved to London and then New York for several years, where she recorded her album “It’s All Good”.  As a vocalist King has performed with many leading jazz and contemporary stars including as special guest for Gregory Porter, the Average White Band, soul sensation Charles Bradley and the legendary Al Green.  Kings accolades include winner of the Perrier Jazz Vocalist Award, The Scottish Style Award and The Spirit of Scotland Music Medal. 

 

In 2024 King releases her brand new album 'The Everlasting Energy of Love'.  The album delves deep lyrically both emotionally and philosophically and a recent 5 star review describes King as “a must see for music lovers and deep thinkers alike” (EdFest Mag).  King’s lyrics sit within a soulful fusion of classic vintage beats, soaring Hammond organ, vibrant brass and backing vocals, alongside deeply sensitive ballads with majestic harp and stunning string arrangements.  The album features a world class collective of award-winning musicians across jazz, soul and classical.  Front and centre throughout are Kings emotive songs and incredible voice that take you on a journey from the pin-drop sensitive to the power-house mighty.  The result is a beautiful and unique musical experience that is both deeply moving and highly up-lifting while feeling familiar, fresh and timeless.  

“(King) is the outstanding Scottish female vocalist of our times” (List)

“This jazz/soul chanteuse has the word ‘star’ stamped all over her…” **** (Evening News)


“King is in possession of a powerful, passionate voice capable of ringing every ounce of emotion…” ***** TVBomb


“A voice that makes grown men weep and poets reach for their pens”. ***** (EdFest Mag)       

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