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A Jazz singer, Yoga facilitator, Jazz Presenter, Solo-preneur. Nanette Perrotte was raised in Amsterdam Holland and Orlando Florida before attending Boston’s Berklee College of Music where she received her BA in Jazz Composition and Arranging with a principal instrument of Voice. This course of study was the fulfillment of a childhood spent singing and performing that continues on as a professional vocalist.
Perrotte’s Masters Degree in Education from Lesley University in Cambridge Massachusetts focused her work on Arts as a tool to learn about and experience cultural diversity.
Recently Perrotte has been traveling with her internationally recognized father who is a chef and Continental Director of the Americas WACS. These travels to South America, South Korea and France have been part of witnessing Louis Perrotte’s work using fine cuisine as cultural diplomacy.
Perrotte has a 500 hour advanced Yoga certification, TRX training certification, CPR certification and has completed the Springboard Training of the Creative Education Foundation.
Azure, composed by Duke Ellington, sung by Ella Fitzgerald 1957
Favorite Yoga pose
After Nanette presented her Ella Fitzgerald program at our library, I was accosted by numerous audience members, insisting that I have her back to do her Duke Ellington program. I complied. After she presented her Duke Ellington program, I was again accosted by the audience, demanding her return for "Paris Noir." I will comply! I just hope she can come up with a fourth program in enough time to subdue the masses after that one Community Outreach Coordinator
Tonight's event featuring Nanette Perrotte drew more than 80 people to the Hancock Town Library. It was a wonderful program. I even got a little verklempt when everyone in the room sang along to several of Ella's songs. Most knew every nuanced note and lyric. We'll be doing more jazz in the months to come. Watch for an evening with Duke Ellington in the fall... Library Director
Thank you for a great week of jazz and teaching. You have an incredible gift of being able to communicate not only the subject but your deep passion and identification with music/jazz. THANKS! Coordinator Road Scholar Programs
"I felt like I was there" Audience member Ella Fitzgerald- The Queen of Swing
Thank you for an entertaining and educational evening on Louis Armstrong at the Hancock Town Library. My friend Sharon and I enjoyed it so much. What fun! Armstrong was always one of my favorites growing up watching Ed Sullivan, Danny Kaye and other entertainment shows. Loved his spirit and radiating smile and presence. Thanks for sharing his story and making it fun. MW,audience member
Conversations made me feel supported, every now and then we did mindful practice to center ourselves - so focus was throughout all the day; creative thinking; clarity.
Arrived in the session hoping that for things to be well within me after having a bad start to the conference. I will have to leave the session feeling less of the heaviness I walked in with and that's exactly what happened.
Loved her manner and expertise; genuine; talents; respectful.
The flow; opportunity to share and discuss; practice physical focus; inclusion of musical expertise; created a safe environment to go outside my comfort zone; could be week long, though content was perfect for a day session.