"Her voice is arguably one of the strongest and most soulful in the city of Angels"                     

                                                                                                   -   Performing Songwriter Magazine

        Nicole Gordon is a truly unique artist overlapping genres such as: pop, Americana, folk, rock, and soul effortlessly. Her voice can be hauntingly exquisite and a commanding, powerhouse in the same breath, all the while keeping the listener attune to the sentiment of the song. Nicole grew up outside of Philadelphia, PA the 5th child out of 8. She started singing at the age of 7 and got her first professional gig the next year. She first studied voice under Russell Faith (Andrea McArdel) and then went on to study Jazz Vocal Performance at Temple University.

       In Los Angeles, Nicole emerged on the scene as a singer, songwriter, and session vocalist. She works regularly with Emmy Award winning and nominated composers Ernest Troost and Blake Neely on film and television projects along with numerous other composers and songwriters on library music and commercials. Nicole recorded a song with composer Steve Edwards  which was featured on the NBC show, The Office promo and for the CINEMAX 2009 Fall HD Film Promo Commercial. She is a featured vocalist in the animated film, “The Legend of Secret Pass“ starring, Frankie Muniz & Cheryl Hines , and her song "Angels" will be featured in a new documentary called ARTS. She was part of a live performance of award winning director Guy Maddin’s BRAND UPON THE BRAIN! at The Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles with an 11-piece live orchestra, a 3-person live Foley sound effect team, and narrator, Udo Kier.

     She has co-written & recorded with legendary songwriter Gerry Goffin, and had the pleasure of recording for Mike Stoller, of Leiber & Stoller fame. Nicole appeared as the singing voice of "Madison" on the Warner Bros show "EVERWOOD" for 4 episodes and her songs can be heard nationwide on television shows, commercials, radio, Itunes, Lufthansa Airlines, and in Regal Cinema's. Nicole has appeared on countless recordings as a back up singer as well.

     She continues to write with composers & songwriters on film and TV projects, she frequently travels to Nashville for writing and recording sessions, and tours regularly. Nicole was also a featured songwriter for the 2007 ASCAP showcase at The Americana Music Conference, performed on The 10! Show in Philadelphia, and she has showcased at The Sundance Film Festival.

     Nicole has shared the stage and performed with the talents of Shaun Colvin, Colin Hay, Kaki King, Lucinda Williams, Sophie B. Hawkins, John Eddie & Ian Ball of Gomez & she has had the great fortune to work with some of the best musicians in the world such as: Jim Keltner (John Lennon, Simon & Garfunkel), Barry Goldberg (Bob Dylan, Electric Flag), Gerry Goffin (Natural Woman, Saving all my love for you), Mike Stoller (Stand by Me, Hound Dog), Gary Mallaber (Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison), Johnny Lee Schell (Bonnie Raitt, Melissa Etheridge), Paul Barrere (Little Feat), Bob Glaub (Tracy Chapman, Leonard Cohen), Hutch Hutchinson (Bonnie Raitt), John Hall & Lance Hoppen (Orleans), Todd Nichols, Randy Guss, & Dean Dinning (Toad the Wet Sprocket).

 

                                     Song Placements

                 Many of Nicole’s songs have been in the following TV shows and Independent films~

Nightcomers - (Vocalist)

Gaia (Official Entry of The 2009 Toronto Film Festival)

Brothers and Sisters

Friday Night Lights

The Black Donnelly’s

Amazing Race

CSI & CSI –Miami & New York

Close to home

Survivor Finale

60 minutes

Without a Trace

Dr. Phil

Indigo Hearts

The Young & The Restless

Charmed

Gilmore Girls

Everwood

As the World Turns

Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Late Show with David Letterman

Numb3rs

The Jamie Kennedy Experiment

One Tree Hill

Reba

Smallville

Jack & Bobby

Felicity

Angel  

Cool Dog

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