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Dwight & Nicole rock in the New Year w/ guest Jesse Dee & more -- Regattabar, December 31st, 2014
Dwight & Nicole's New Year's Eve extravaganza will include special guest guitarist/vocalist Jesse Dee, along with Matt Giannaros, Jason Cohen, James Cohen, Yahuba Garcia Torres, Milt Reder , and Hillary McCabe.
Soulful blues and roots act Dwight & Nicole (fronted by recording artists Dwight Ritcher & Nicole Nelson) has been compared to many legends of our time -- Etta James and John Lee Hooker, Mavis Staples and BB King -- but they clearly have their very own captivating sound. After experiencing one of their powerful performances, Dr. Maya Angelou had this to say about the duo: "Magnificent!"
Dwight & Nicole'sNew Year's Eve extravaganza will include special guest guitarist/vocalist Jesse Dee, along withMatt Giannaros (bass, backing vocals), Jason Cohen (piano, organ), James Cohen (drums), Yahuba Garcia Torres (percussion, backing vocals), Milt Reder (guitar, backing vocals), and Hillary McCabe (violin, backing vocals).
Further background information on Dwight & Nicole:
In 2012, Nicole Nelson was a finalist on NBC's #1 show, The Voice. Her version of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"
Dwight & Nicole have performed at countless world class venues and festivals including Montreal Jazz Festival, Life Is Good Festival, Symphony Hall, Fenway Park, Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble, and The Blue Note in NYC. They have shared the stage with iconic artists such as BB King, Buddy Guy, Dave Brubeck, Dr. Maya Angelou, Mavis Staples, Ray Lamontagne, Trombone Shorty, Levon Helm, Norah Jones, and Dr. John.
“Dwight & Nicole are a refreshingly honest act that moves from R&B to silky soul, with hints of rock, gospel, and swampy blues ... poignant …hard driving …. and heavenly.” [Steve Morse, The Boston Globe]
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