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Jazz pianist , singer

Nina Sheldon, American jazz pianist, singer. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists.

Background

Sheldon, Nina was born on September 14, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Bertram Edises and Pele DeLappe.

Education

Bachelor, Bard College, 1967;postgraduate, Julliard School Music, 1968-1969;Master of Music, Manhattan School Music, 1987.

Career

Independent jazz pianist, singer, since 1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Featured artist numerous jazz festivals including Universal Jazz Coalition, New York City, 1977, 78, 86, Newport Jazz Festival, New York City, 1979, Eastern New Mexico Jazz Festival, 1981, Montreux Jazz Festival, 1980, Kool Jazz Festival, Purchase, New York, 1982, numerous club appearances including (Paris) The Blue Note, Cafe De Deux Ponts, (New York City) Bradley's, Sweet Basil, Knickerbocker's, Star and Garter, Greene Street, One Fifth Avenue, (New Jersey) Three Sisters, Gulliver's, (Los Angeles) Donte's, The Money Tree, (Boston) Lulu White's. Group leader house band Village Gate club, 1974-1977, numerous college concerts. Accompanist Sonny Stitt, 1975-1978, George Coleman, 1978-1979, Bobby Shew, Nick Brignola, 1981-1982.

      Recording artist: (albums) Secret Places with Eddy Gomez, Dave Liebman.

Membership

Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: medical editing and writing.

Connections

father:
Bertram Edises

mother:
Pele DeLappe