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