Nicki’s ability to interpret Jazz Classics effortlessly and stylishly has made her a well-respected Jazz singer over recent years. She was awarded Jazz Yorkshire Vocalist of the year 2011 and later Website of the year 2012. . She is the lead Vocalist with The Manhattan Sound Big Band,  A solo Jazz Piano Vocalist and works regularly at the Harrogate Brasserie, a Recording Artist and Session Singer, a Jazz and Pop Singing Tutor and Voice Coach, workshop and choir leader, Musical Director and Organist  and has toured around the world.

Combined with her hectic performing schedule, Nicki is well known as a music Educator, teaching Voice at the Royal Northern College of Music and Hull University and formerly at Leeds College of Music. Nicki has always been an ambassador for young talent and encourages others to believe in themselves in the pursuit of their own personal musical journey.