“Nic Jeffries is the kind of musician that defines the word “complete”. A gifted singer, saxophonist, songwriter and band leader, his inspiring sound crosses many genres. Although Nic plays these many “strings” with a masters touch, he will be remembered most for his smooth and captivating voice. Exquisite!”
-John Morrison, 2010
With a warm, smooth and rich tone in his voice that has been described as like “chocolate”, Nic Jeffries is quickly gaining a reputation as a talented and polished Australian performer.
With varying influences from Hank Mobley, Kenny Garrett & John Coltrane on the Saxophone through to Donny Hathaway, Frank Sinatra & James Taylor in his voice, Nic has had an extensive career performing music across many genres and styles. Whilst only still in his 20’s, he has travelled the world performing music for celebrities and large corporate companies alike, all the while still maintaining an individual style and sound all of of his own, earning him much respect and admiration from his peers.
2011 has already kicked off as a big year, and in the last 12 months Nic has been contracted to manage and run his band for a tour with International super-star Chef, JAMIE OLIVER for shows in both Melbourne & Sydney. With his debut album to be released very soon, the year ahead looks to be filled with lots of great shows, so keep an eye on this space!
In 2009, Nic ventured into the studio to record his debut album. With such a variety of influences, the album has turned out to be a collection of some of his favourite songs, no matter what ‘genre’ they may hail from. With his background and studies in jazz performance, the album and the songs have been arranged for a quartet featuring some wonderful musicians: Hugh Barrett (Piano); Alex Boneham (Bass) & long time friend Cameron Reid (Drums). The album also features guest appearances from Australian Jazz guitar icon, James Muller and the northern beaches based trumpet talent, John Pennings. The debut album is due to be released in July of 2011! It’s been a long time coming, but has finally arrived!