Jeff Rupert Quartet featuring Stephanie Nakasian
Join us for a fabulous night of jazz with Jeff on saxophone, Marty Morrell on drums, Ben Kramer on bass, Richard Drexler on piano and Stephanie Nakasian on vocals.
Stephanie Nakasian is a former singer with vocal master Jon Hendricks and Company and the Jim Cullum jazz band. She is the mother of jazz sensation Veronica Swift.
Stephanie is an exciting, well-seasoned vocalist and master of innovative jazz improvisation, completely authentic with a fresh and vibrant sound all her own. Bringing high energy to every performance, Stephanie enthralls listeners with her pure tones and a flawless delivery, engaging them on a personal level with a love for the music that is playful, electric and spontaneous in story and song. She continues to tour and record as a vocal leader.
Jeff Rupert is a Yamaha performing artist, record producer, recording artist, freelance tenor saxophonist, full-time professor, and Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Central Florida (UCF).