QUOTES:

 

"SHE'S FANTASTIC... WOW, SHE'S GOT A GREAT FUTURE, THAT LADY, SHE REALLY DOES. SHE'S GOT A LOT OF STYLES TOGETHER."

-TOMMY EMMANUEL CGP

 

"SHE IS THE BEST JAZZ VIOLINIST IN THE WORLD, BAR NONE." 

-JOHN ALTMAN, SAXOPHONIST with jimi hendrix and amy winehouse; BAFTA WINNING COMPOSER AND ARRANGER

 

"every now and then you come across someone who's in tune. i find Nora to be in tune with life as well as our deep, rich history of music that we have, share and enjoy."

-roland guerin, bassist for allen toussaint, ellis marsalis and marcus roberts

 

“NORA GERMAIN’S VIOLIN IS AN EXTENSION OF HER SOUL… WARM, SPONTANEOUS AND LYRICAL. SHE’S A FIRST CALL VIOLINIST AND A FIRST CALL PERSON.”

-CLAYTON CAMERON, DRUMMER FOR SAMMY DAVIS JR., TONY BENNETT AND JOHN MAYER

 

“NO MUSICIAN I'VE HEARD IN RECENT YEARS CAN MAKE JAZZ MUSIC SHINE MORE BRIGHTLY THAN NORA GERMAIN.”  

-CARL HAGER, JAZZ WRITER, SENIOR EDITOR FOR ALL ABOUT JAZZ  

 

"PRESENTLY THERE EMERGES ONE NORA GERMAIN (A NAME MADE TO BE IN LIGHTS IF THERE EVER WAS ONE) WHO NOT ONLY FIDDLES BUT ALSO SINGS." 

-C. MICHAEL BAILEY, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR FOR ALL ABOUT JAZZ

 

"[NORA GERMAIN] SINGS WITH A SWEET, BUOYANT VOICE BUT REALLY SHINES ON THE VIOLIN WITH A FACILE TECHNIQUE AND A BUBBLING FOUNTAIN OF ENERGETIC IDEAS." 

-GARY FUKUSHIMA, LA WEEKLY

 

"NORA IS A WONDERFUL JAZZ VIOLINIST WHO IS KEEPING THE STEPHANE GRAPPELLI FLAG FLYING HIGH."

-MARTIN TAYLOR MBE, GUITARIST FOR STEPHANE GRAPPELLI

 

"NORA GERMAIN'S BEAUTIFUL JAZZ VIOLIN WILL GIVE GOOSE BUMPS! SHE ALREADY HAS A DEVOTED FOLLOWING AS WELL. SOMEWHERE UP IN THE CLOUDS RAY NANCE IS SMILING BECAUSE HE KNOWS THE TORCH IS IN ABLE HANDS."        

-RICK TAUB, MUSIC DIRECTOR OF 7 GRAND DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES

 

"She plays with presence."

-Eckhart Tolle

 

"absolutely beautiful. wonderful." 

-max azria, founder of bcbgmaxazria

 

"What an incredibly divine personage you are."

-jeff goldblum

 

 

PRESS:

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Reviews of Recordings:

All About Jazz review of "Little Dipper" by C. Michael Bailey

All About Jazz review of "Little Dipper" by John Wesley Reed Jr.

All About Jazz review of "Let it Rip!" by Carl L. Hager

Jazzdagama review of "Go for it" by raul da gama

 

Interviews:

pledgemusic blog featuring nora germain

Chamber Music Magazine a career in music issue "Young 'uns" Feature

ICMP THE MUSICAL LIFE PODCAST WITH JAMES TAYLOR EPISODE 13

ARISE NEWS LIVE TV INTERVIEW 

VIOLETTES BY BECKY MUSIC BLOG "INTERVIEW WITH NORA GERMAIN PART 1"

violettes by becky music blog "Interview with nora germain part 2"

All About Jazz "Take Five with Nora Germain" 

Scott Cowie's Talk Music Podcast Episode 47 Feat. Nora Germain

The creative life podcast with james taylor episode 24

 

Live Reviews:

San Diego Reader

LA Weekly

 

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For Nora's complete resume, click here

If you would like to interview Nora or have another inquiry, please email:

contactnoragermain@gmail.com or norafgermain@gmail.com