Nikki Armstrong has been compared to Anita O'Day, Tina Turner, Gladys Knight, Bonnie Raitt and Janis Joplin. Noted for soulful interpretations of material from standards to rock, Nikki strives to perform every song "in the now" and never the same way twice.
Nikki has been performing in the New York Tri-State area for the past 15 years, with her bands, Whole Lotta Blues (blues/rock/funk) and The Nikki Armstrong Project (jazz/blues). Nikki has performed and recorded with Melvin Sparks (Acid Jazz Guitarist), Les Paul (Father of the Electric Guitar), and many others. She has opened for The Commitments, Joan Osborne, Dave Mason, Dickey Betts, Hubert Sumlin, Ivan Neville's Dumpstafunk, John Tropea Band, Johnny A, Coco Montoya, Cornell Dupree, Parliament Funkadelic, has performed in the Florida Keys, on Caribbean Cruise ships, and can be seen regularly at BB King Blues Club in Times Square.
An important voice in the New York area Blues and Jazz scene, Nikki served on the Board of Directors of the New York Blues & Jazz Society for over 8 years as Musician Liaison. During that time, Nikki coordinated, performed, and produced shows at Birdland, B.B. King's Blues Club, and Sirius Radio in NYC.
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