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A multifaceted pianist, improviser, and composer, Naomi Nakanishi is currently
based in Boston, MA, a recent alum of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. Her
background in classical and folk repertoire deeply influence her sound today
through her ethereal and groove oriented compositions. As an activist she
implements intersectional practices through her organization, Women Mean
Business, celebrating femme/non-binary musicians. She has performed at
major festivals such as the Rochester International Jazz Festival and the Panama
Jazz Festival and is the recipient of Jazz Education Network’s Hal Leonard
Scholarship. Naomi continually strives to cultivate enriching, musical
experiences for all.

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