Stephanie Nakasian and Matt Baker - Swingin' into the holidays!
The Triad Theatre
158 West 72nd St,
New York, NY 10023
Swingin’ Into the Holidays is an exciting and brand new “Jazz Vocalist meets Jazz Pianist” encounter – a program of great holiday classics along with some jazz favorites from the American Songbook.
Stephanie Nakasian is an exciting, well-seasoned jazz vocalist and master of innovative jazz improvisation. Touring for 35 years as a jazz singer including 2 years performing with the Jon Hendricks Group, Stephanie has released countless recordings both as a bandleader and with her family – husband, jazz pianist Hod O’Brien (1936-2016) and daughter, vocalist and performer Veronica Swift.
Australian born jazz pianist Matt Baker leads a powerful trio in New York City where he has called home since 2010. He performs regularly as a sideman at some of New York’s premiere jazz venues including Birdland and The Blue Note as well as touring abroad. In 2017 Matt released his latest DVD album “Live at Birdland”, and was a semi-finalist in the Montreux International Solo Jazz Piano competition 2003 - 2005.