A graduate of the New York City High School of Music & Art as a vocal major, she has been singing most of her life. She's performed up north, working with the famous Mercer Ellington (Duke's son), and has also been with several choral groups there. In Florida, she began singing with the Sweet Adelines women's barbershop chorus in the early 90's, before branching out to be a Big Band singer with several local artists.
Nanci is a one-woman show, completely self-contained, with all her own equipment.
She's well diversified, singing anything from old standards of the 20's, 30's, and 40's, to Big Band of the 40's and 50's, to Rock 'n' Roll of the 50's, 60's and 70's to Country, Disco, Blues & Jazz, and contemporary music of the 80's, 90's, and today.
She has sung in many restaurant/lounge locations in Palm Beach and Broward Counties, with a variety of local artists, including, but not limited to: Darrell Chambers, Ron Davisson, Al Nero, Reggie Asbury, Nello & Michael Masci, the Boca Brass, The Lou Columbo orchestra, John Branzer Big Band and a large variety of other backup artists. She also has been the female vocalist with Long Island Sound. She's done stage shows in condo's, assisted living facilities and nursing homes, house and club parties. She's sung the National Athem at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida.
In the Fall of 2003, she represented Palm Beach County in the Florida State competition for country music, where she took 2nd in the state for Female Country Music Vocalist in her category.
In February of 2004, she was awarded the 1st place trophy for her outstanding vocal/stage performance on Norwegian Cruise Line Cruise.
Surely, her varied repertoire would appeal to you and your guests.