Brian Prunka/Nano Raies
Nano Raies is a singer-songwriter originally from Homs, Syria. She fled the war in Syria and came to the US to pursue her passion in music, becoming the first Syrian female to attend and graduate from Berklee College of Music. Nano sings in multiple languages like English, Arabic, Portuguese, and French, and her music style is a fusion of Middle Eastern Arabic, western classical, pop, gypsy jazz, Latin, bossa nova, and Choro.
I'll be performing in Nano's ensemble as well as an opening set with my sextet featuring: Marandi Hostetter, violin Eric Allen, cello John Murchison, bass Jeremy Smith, percussion Gilbert Mansour, percussion