Artist • Lyricist • Recording Artist
Singer, songwriter, Keyboardist Nancy Morris is a dynamic performer entertaining audiences for decades with her powerful, silky smooth voice. A member of a highly talented musical Massachusetts family, Nancy fronted a popular Boston band and was an active studio singer while still in her teens. After high school Nancy studied at Berklee College of Music, and was hired to teach at the famed institution. Nancy married fellow Berklee teacher Mike Morris, and the two decided to move Nashville, Tennessee.
Nancy quickly gained notice as an accomplished keyboardist/singer and Songwriter. She toured with legendary performer Brenda Lee , singer/songwriter Radney Foster, and served as the opening act for MCA recording artist Lee Greenwood. Performing at numerous Nashville venues, including the Grand Ole Opry and the Bluebird Café, Nancy’s days were spent in the recording studio singing demos for publishing companies, singing jingles for regional and national broadcast, and serving as the featured entertainment aboard the General Jackson Showboat.
After the birth of their second daughter, the family returned to New England where Nancy has rejoined the Berklee faculty, and continues to write songs and perform. Nancy’s recent recording projects include a CD of holiday favorites entitled “Merry Christmas,” where Nancy performs exciting new arrangements of Christmas hymns in a variety of styles, Country and Traditional, to Jazz, Pop, and Rock. The CD also features daughters Melodie (cello/vocals) and Mandie (vocals). Look for Nancy’s Instrumental CD “Peace” featuring more great hymns and guitarist Bobby Stanton.
Audience and Press Reviews
My Family and I really enjoy listening to Nancy Morris sing and the new versions of the Hymns are terrific we love 'O Come all Ye Faithful.'
We love Christmas music, it is a big part of our celebrating the Holidays. Nancy Morris's 'Merry Christmas' CD helps to bring the music alive for everyone in the family. 'Silent Night' is our favorite.
I love to play piano and sing and Nancy is one of my favorite performers. I was thrilled when they announced they were going to release her new CD titled 'Merry Christmas.' What a pleasure to listen to Nancy sing and play these great hymns of Christmas. What I like the most are all of the different styles Latin, Pop , etc.. plus a new traditional version of 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing.'
Nancy and I are life long friends. I have had the pleasure to listen to Nancy sing for many years, she is a truly gifted and talented performer and musician. 'Merry Christmas' is Nancy at her finest, singing great Hymns that she believes in with new arrangements. Working with a performer like Nancy is very special and the result is in the recording. I hope, we hope, you enjoy listening and that you experience the true meaning of Christmas.