Nancy Marano was named "Top 4 Jazz Vocalists of the Year" by the IAJE
Journal in recognition of her performance on the critically acclaimed CD "If
You Could See Us Now!" with Manny Albam and The Netherlands Metropole
Nancy has been profiled by Whitney Balliett in The New Yorker, and also by
CBS Sunday Morning TV program. She has recorded Seven CDs to date as
leader, and has recorded as a guest vocalist with Benny Carter and Dick
Hyman. She has been a guest soloist in concerts with the Radio Big Bands of
Koln, Germany and Slovenia, and sung at North Sea Jazz four times, Sea Jazz
in Helsinki, Marca Jazz in Italy, and on The Norway Floating Jazz Festival.
Performances: JVC Festival, IAJE, Women In Jazz at the Kennedy Center, The
Alec Wilder Festival and at The Charlie Parker Festival with Benny Carter.
Nancy led an accordion duo for 9 years, called Marano & Monteiro, with 2
recordings on the Denon label, and one produced by Nancy.
Very active in Jazz Education Internationally, Nancy has been a faculty
member of Manhattan School of Music for 20 years