With a sound that can be described as ‘Rhythm & Jazz Soul’, it is the blending of the genres, coupled with smooth vocal stylings and passionate lyrics that places Jeanette Berry & the Soul Nerds in a league all their own. Formed in 2008 by Berry and Ian Rafalak, two University of the Arts graduates, the Soul Nerds features Berry as the lead vocalist and a collective of musicians. In 2010, the group released their debut EP “Peace,
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“Folktale meets jazz in a sophisticated, but very COOL way!” – Tanikka
“I feel like this is one of the most thematic, connected albums I’ve heard in a while…” – Suzanne Paulinski (CEP at Rock/Star Advocate)
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The performance at The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning was a beautiful night of music and art! Here is a video of a new song.
Also, the NY Times was there covering the event, doing a story about the smaller cultural institutes in the city and how they will fair with the new
Jeanette was selected as one of Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (Jamaica, Queens) Artist in Residence for the month of April. She, along with the Soul Nerds will be performing what she created at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Living on May 5th. Details below!
Jeanette Berry and the Soul Nerds reached out to Sean Tate, the artist responsible for the bands' head illustration and worked together on their NEW LOGO! Check it out Below!!! And be ready to see it on merch all ova soon!!!
We've also updated the show calendar below! Check it out!!!
May 5th- Jamaica, NY First Friday @ JCAL
Location: Jamaica Center for Arts and Living - 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Location: Pier 1- 70th Street Riverside Park
June 21st-Midtown-We Are Soul Nerds presents "The
Location: Michiko Studios 149 W. 46th Street
Doors open at
$15 in advance/ $20 day of the show Tickets on Say June 1st
June 26th- Staten Island-Solo Set @ FemaleCentric
Location: Hashtag Bar 388 Van Duzer Street
Time: 6pm-10pm Set Time: 9:35pm
tickets available here: http://
July 10th-Brooklyn-Solo set 50X50 Fest
Location: Paper Box
Time 2pm-8pm Set Time: 2:20
Tickets available here: http://5050fest.com
Dec 10th-Rich Rockets Birthday Party
Location: Annapolis, MD
January 27th- Washington, DC Let Love Shine
Location: Culture Coffee 709 Kennedy Street NW
Cover: $5-Free for children 16 and Under
Feb 26th- Farmingdale, NY Soulful Sundays
Location: Theater 294-294 Farmingdale Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735
Time: Doors open at 6pm-Show begins at
March 7th- Westminister, Maryland
Location: Carroll Community College
March 8th- New York, NY The Poet Will Be Televised
Location: Funkadelic Studios - 209 W 40th St, 5th
Cover: $7 advance/$10 @ the door