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Narissa Bond

Narissa Bond is a winner of the Hampton Roads Portfolio Awards for best album and best song with her latest release "Three Words". Narissa’s vocal style has been compared to Joni Mitchell and her songwriting styles range from traditional folk, jazz and blues to contemporary folk and pop. Narissa was featured in the 2007 book release of “I’ve Got Thunder, Black Women Songwriters on their Craft” Edited by LaShonda Katrice Barnett.

Narissa has won numerous songwriting awards including first place in the Oak Valley Bluegrass Music Festival Songwriting Contest for her song “Celia,” a true story about a young slave girl. Narissa Bond has been featured on Public Radio WHRV-FM with Barry Graham, Paul Shugrue, Bob FM with Hunter Hughes in Norfolk Virginia.

Narissa has opened for national recording artists Ember Swift, David Wilcox, Lucy Kaplansky, Vance Gilbert, Richard Shindell, Stephen Bennett, Alix Dobkin,Ulali and blues artist, Ruthie Foster at the historic Attucks Theater in Norfolk.

Narissa Bond was born in the small city of Beaumont in southeast Texas in the 1960s. Narissa grew up listening to the music of the civil rights era including Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Janis Ian, Peter, Paul and Mary, Odetta, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Nina Simone and many others