Up for a 2022 GRAMMY® Nomination for "Best Jazz Vocal Album", Niles Thomas' latest release along with long-time friend, Bijon Watson, It's A Crossover Thang, is a full-length album of original songs and compositions vibrant with diversity and variety – a soulful blend of musical expressions of elation, romance, love and heartbreak.
Singer songwriter Niles Thomas is known for his smoky, velvet-like vocals – a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and producer, an avant-garde composer creating a musical cocktail mix of crossover jazz.
"I'm interested in bringing jazz to the forefront of the mainstream market – that place where jazz crosses over into multi-genres and has no borders." explains Niles. "For those with a low tolerance for what "jazz" is perceived to be, I've taken a genre-bending approach – eroding the boundaries between those genres, writing and performing original music in a vocabulary that combines elements of all."
Niles Thomas brings us a compelling original collection of songs with his distinctive sound. Enjoy.