Known as one of the world’s leading jazz singers, Stephanie Nakasian will take you on a fantasy swing voyage, fresh and authentic that transcends the Great Ladies of Song in both tribute and originality. Capturing the heart of audiences with her extensive repertoire, reaching from Jazz to Broadway, Stephanie creates an atmosphere of romance and excitement that will transport you to another place and time.
A prolific recording artist with 11 celebrated albums, including her recent “Billie Remembered” which was featured on NPR’s “Fresh Air” with Terry Gross, Stephanie continues to perform live with ensemble, orchestra or in duo with her partner, internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Hod O’Brien.
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“Vocal virtuosity…broad range of material that showed her assurance on easygoing ballads, soft, Brazilian scat singing, and punchy pep songs.” - John S. Wilson, The New York Times
“She has all the feel and charm of an early Ella Fitzgerald.” - Tempo, New Orleans, LA
“For Stephanie Nakasian it’s all about Swing” - Richmond Times-Dispatch
“Swings and scats with authority“… “Evokes Ella and Sarah without sounding overly derivative“… “Sensuous” Mike Joyce, The Washington Post
“…one of the important jazz singers in the world today.” New Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (Oxford Press)