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Life is a journey, and so is artistic expression. As a musician, Nell has performed and composed across a range of genres. Her current material is best described as pop/rock, with songs that are deliberately composed to sound as good in a solo acoustic performance as with a full-band studio production. Her third solo album, "Lazy Dreamer", was released in January 2016.

As a singer-songwriter, her experience comes from 8 years of piano lessons, 14 years singing in various choirs, studying music theory in high school and college and being self-taught on several other instruments, including guitar and ukulele.

As a solo singer, she has a broad and powerful alto range and often receives compliments at live shows for her unique vocal style, reminiscent of Alanis Morissette or Janis Joplin.

A few band projects got started here and there but nothing really stuck until Someone Decide starting performing in the greater Cleveland, OH area in 2008. Since that time she has been performing in various cover acts as well as continuing to work on original material.

In January 2014 she and her husband relocated to Hampton, VA, where she has continued to improve her acoustic act and songwriting. She and her husband Sean are currently performing as an acoustic duo with guitar/piano and percussion. Their set list is heavy on the 1990s, but has older and newer songs as well.

Nell has a bachelor's degree in sociology from Elmhurst College and currently works as a music teacher/therapist.