TEACHING HOURS

 

Monday-Sunday     8:00am-10:00pm

OFFICE HOURS

 

Monday-Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm

          Friday             11:00am-5:00pm

        Saturday          10:00am-3:00pm

         Sunday            By Appointment

 

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ADDRESS

 

7320 Carroll Ave. Takoma Park, MD. 20912  

info@richardsonschoolofmusic.com

Tel: 301-660-4455  Fax: 301-660-4262

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Nicole Saphos

Nicole's Bio

For as long as she can remember, jazz bassist and singer-songwriter Nicole Saphos has always gotten lost in the elegant emotionality of The Great American Songbook. Upon graduating from Temple University in 2012 with a Jazz Performance degree, the Los Angeles native relocated to Washington DC and began her professional music career in earnest. To date, she’s performed at such venerated venues as The Kimmel Center, Lincoln Center, Rockwood Music Hall, and The Smithsonian American Art Museum, among others. Downbeat Magazine describes her as a 'distinctive & warm presence on the bandstand’. Shortly after her move to DC, Nicole formed her own trio, which has coalesced around drummer Ele Rubenstein and guitarist John Lee, and in Fall 2016 released her critically acclaimed debut album, Tiptoe.

 

Last year in 2018, Nicole teamed up with Local Woman Records for the release of her sophomore EP Buzz & Bloom; a collection of seven original songs, stretching beyond the strict jazz confines of her previous album. With a style reminiscent of Fiona Apple, Regina Spektor and Aimee Mann, the writing on Buzz & Bloom is ‘jazzy and engaging without sacrificing a shred of pop sensibility’ - RTP Music Blog.