Compass & a Pen
Elisa's honeyed alto brings to mind modern singers like Fiona Apple and Diana Krall. The Columbus Dispatch writes 'A smoky voice guides a gorgeous album of low-key -- but definitely not low-wattage -- jazz, blues and pop.' Elisa Nicolas' voice has often been compared to singers like Sade or even Sam Phillips. But it is Elisa's considerable songwriting talent that sets her apart as an artist. A superb multi-instrumentalist, Nicolas' beautifully performed songs includes enigmatic tales of loss and love. Nicolas is a gem among current singer-songwriters. A literate and stubbornly unapologetic pop artist, Nicolas' music draws accolades from fellow musicians and critics alike. Elisa has shared national stages around the country with numerous artists including Over the Rhine, Sam Phillips and Jonatha Brooke. Elisa has appeared at numerous festival showcases including SXSW in Austin and the Mississippi River Music Festival in St Louis.