Who is Nikki Hill?
As music writer Jon Bream put it in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, “If Tina Turner and Little Richard had a daughter and raised her with the help of uncles James Brown and Chuck Berry, she’d be like Nikki Hill.”
She played two back-to-back sets at the Monterey Jazz Festival this September during the traditional Saturday afternoon blues-heavy portion of the festival: one on the Arena stage, then a second on the Garden Stage where we caught her fiery set.
Photograph copyright Ken Hunt and Whole Earth Images.
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