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Stephanie Nakasian Band Performing as Part of Ewell Concert Series

Stephanie Nakasian Band will be performing as part of William & Mary’s Ewell Concert Series on Oct. 9 (Courtesy of William & Mary)

WILLIAMSBURG – The College of William & Mary has announced that the Stephanie Nakasian Band will be performing as part of the college’s Ewell Concert Series on Oct. 9.

Nakasian is a seasoned vocalist and master of innovative jazz improvisation. She came to international attention in the mid-80s when she toured with John Hendricks and Company. Regularly performing at festivals and clubs around the nation, Nakasian is listed in the Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz as one of the world’s leading jazz singers. She has recorded numerous albums and is regularly featured on the internationally syndicated show, “Riverwalk.”

The Matt Baker Trio, featuring Matt Baker on piano, Billy Williams on drums, and Karl Kimmel on bass, will join Nakasian on stage for the show.

The concert will be held at 7 p.m. in the Ewell Recital Hall located at 221 Jamestown Rd. in Williamsburg and is free to the public.

This show was made possible due to support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Masks will be required both indoors and during the concert. More concerts will be announced as future performers are confirmed.

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