Versatile jazz singer, NELL, has become well-known for her big personality and formidable voice. On stage, her comfortable interpretations of well-known jazz standards and her graceful stage presence wows audiences everywhere she performs.
Nell did her first solo show at the age of sixteen. She studied Jazz and Popular Music at Tshwane University of Technology, where she is currently lecturer in jazz vocals and ensemble. She was part of the all-female group La Diva until 2010, known for their swingy jazz music, and Nell has shared the stage with artists like The Phat Brass Big Band and Laurika Rauch.
NELL recorded three Afrikaans singles (Anderkant die Stilte, Gedigte Maak and Waar kry jy die Son) in 2012 and has since become popular amongst her online followers as well as followers in South Africa.
NELL released her debut album “BOULEVARD” beginning of August 2013. The album contains some of the singer’s favourite jazz tunes that she discovered over the past couple of years.