Soleil Niklasson was born in Chicago Illinois, USA, and grew up in Los Angeles, California.
As a child she already started her career at the age of five on television and later received an Emmy for her vocal talent together with the famous singer Oscar Brown Jr. During the following years she stood on stage with artists like Billy Preston, Linda Hopkins, Stan Getz and Rod Stewart. With her debut album ‘Coming Home’ (Blue Flame Records) with the band Hermosa she has been highly praised.
Her musical creativity is based on her love to Afro-American music, to Jazz, Soul, R&B, Gospel, Latin-American and Flamenco music.
Soleil is a spiritual and powerful singer, who captivates her audience and takes them on a colorful journey full of passion.
Featured image by Rolf Schlehuber
Soleil Niklasson on Radio Venice
Radio Venice S03.E03 – May 22, 2016