Ed and I had so much fun at the CD baby conference! It was our first time back to Nashville in many years, and we saw parts of it that we hadn't seen the first time. And the experience of the conference itself was worth the trip! But add to that, we got to sit in on a recording session where Nick Buda (Taylor Swift's drummer), Dave Francis, well-known Nashville bass player, and Pat Bucanan, electric guitarist, (who was voted Country Music's Number 1 Guitarist) were all in the room together at the same time creating amazing arrangements right on the spot. And that's how it gets done. Very eye-opening just how good you have to be. And the next day, we came back to that studio, and our original song was recorded there. Beyond overwhelming:)

We're so lucky to have Matt Koziol, country music vocalist, and Cliff Goldmacher, producer, recording engineer, musician and educatior, to demo our newest song!

We're so lucky to have Matt Koziol, country music vocalist, and Cliff Goldmacher, producer, recording engineer, musician and educatior, to demo our newest song!

We made it to The Grand Ole Opry! What an incredible show! We saw Chris Janson and so many other headliners-mindblowing experience!

We made it to The Grand Ole Opry! What an incredible show! We saw Chris Janson and so many other headliners-mindblowing experience!

Wow, what a hot start to this summer of 2018 so far, but it's all good:)  We have a bunch of shows that we booked to keep both young and old alike happy in July and August. And we just finished a late June performance at our first ever Montessori School- it was awesome!

If you want to see our upcoming Events, go to 'Shows.'

 

Then, at the end of August, we're going to Nashville, TN!!!! We are attending, networking, and  performing at the CD Baby Conference there. (Which starts on...the 24th! Yeesh-there's that number again, hahaha:)  To reward ourselves for our efforts with our own music,  we booked ourselves 2nd-row-center seats to see a show at The Grand Ole Opry to culminate our Nashville journey- very excited:)

 

Then, when we return, we'll be busy practicing because...

 On September 24th, we will be among a handful of musicians who were selected to perform, at a Long Island Libraries Showcase, where more than 80 librarians from Nassau and Suffolk counties will be selecting new talent for their library branch shows. Wish us luck!

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Hi- May is turning out to be awesome! Ed and I are doing an NSAI showcase at the Sidewalk Café in Manhattan on May 20th.  If you're in the New York area, we'd love to see you there! Some old friends have already told us they're coming...and we can't wait to see them! A night at the Sidewalk Café is always fun- great music, people. Good drinks. And they make a super burger:)

 

Glad to see you again!  April is starting out great so far, we're booked for an amazing Children's Music Event at the Hillside Public Library July 24th- "Music Rocks In The Library,"  and...we were selected to perform for a hard-to-get Children's Music Library Showcase on September 24th, (do you think 24 is our lucky number?) enabling us to reach more than 80 libraries looking for performers-great opportunity. Wish us luck:)

Oh and it's my birthday this month-you guessed it...On the 24th! 

Once again Ed and I are featured on womenofsubstanceradio.com!

This time, on March 9th, Show #762,  look out for our song The Road Back, closing out the series of 3 "Me Too" shows. We are so honored to be part of such a brave mission. It's a jazzy-blues tune, with a message of recovery for those who have been haunted by memories of sexual abuse and harrassment, breaking free from the shame, and bringing hope for the future.  

It's been a really amazing February! Our songs Love Comes Around, Between the Lines, Happiness and our cover of Heart and Soul were featured on 4 different Valentines Day podcasts for womenofsubstanceradio.com.  Check us out on iTunes; we're in shows #745, #748, #750 and #752.  

Also...

Ed and I are currently accepting a limited number of new students in the areas of voice, piano, and guitar. If you are in the New York City area, please feel free to contact us. We really do love and miss teaching:)

Our Brazilian music concert was a big success, with many compliments to Ed for his classical guitar playing, and me for my singing. It was wonderful sharing such beautiful repertoire with our wonderful Tuesday Morning Music Club of Douglaston music aficionados!

Happy 2018! Ed and I are prepared for a banner year! We took some time to enjoy the family, savor some delicious holiday cooking, and now are ready to take on the New Year! We did a successful holiday performance at the Douglaston Garden Club, and the ladies had a romping old time! 

Next up, we are performing January 23rd, at the Tuesday Morning Music Club of Douglaston, a salute to Brazilian composers, notably Heitor Villa-Lobos, with Ed playing classical guitar, and the great sambas of Antonio Carlos Jobim, with me singing, and Ed on guitar. We've been practicing; the music is so inspiring!

At the Taxi Music Road Rally, we networked, performed at an open mic, and gained valuable information about songwriting and the music business in general. I believe that you learn something new with each experience. Most of all, we had a blast!

At the Taxi Music Road Rally, we networked, performed at an open mic, and gained valuable information about songwriting and the music business in general. I believe that you learn something new with each experience. Most of all, we had a blast!

Break out the Champagne! 
Our "Windows" CD is now available for digital download and purchase!
https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/ednicodemi

And we're taking our act on the road...to the Taxi Music "Road" Rally in LA, to be exact:)

Break out the Champagne! Our "Windows" CD is now available for digital download and purchase! https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/ednicodemi

And we're taking our act on the road...to the Taxi Music "Road" Rally in LA, to be exact:)

Keeping Up With the Nicodemis

Hello world

There's nothing like attending a Children's Music Network Conference to restore your faith in humanity! Hard to find a more giving, gentle bunch of musicians than this wonderful group who attended. We were first timers, Ed and myself, and they immediately got us into a video, contra-dancing, performing at the round robin, networking and learning about children's music as a business. It was just so much fun! 

What we're doing lately 

And even more lately...

We just got back from performing a house concert in Florence, Oregon, and not only were we thrilled with the way we were received, but with the warmth and welcoming feeling of the Oregon people.  In particular, our host, Kathy Parsons,her mom, and their guests at the concert, made us feel like family:)

With just a few more tweaks, we're getting close to completing our "Windows" CD. Most of the graphic artwork has already been done, and we think it sounds great! You'll be the first to know when it's ready to release and replicate:)

 

 

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Ed and I have been writing new songs like crazy for our upcoming folk CD.  It's been a real adventure, and we have been using various instruments in our recordings that we haven't tried before. Conventionally, there's a vocal and guitar or vocal and piano track. But we've been experimenting, and there's a real Rhodes and Wurlitzer on some of our songs, even a toy piano. So much fun, and we love what we do! Still a few more tracks to go, and we will let you know when it's all done!
Love our recording engineer/producer Tom Gardner, of Rift Studios. He's a sweetheart, and knows his stuff! 

Our song 'Windows', will be featured for the entire month of March at
12 noon on www.womenofsubstanceradio.com. It is part of a themed show called Songs With a Conscience. Check it out!

We're so happy you are here! Feel free to just say hi! Enjoy the music:)'

Our song 'Happiness ' will be featured all this week on womenofsubstanceradio.com at about 5:30. We are song #10. We wrote the music, and the lovely lyrics were penned by the late Dori Brink.